Quakerism: The Basics (Paperback)

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Quakerism: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the history and diverse approaches and ideas associated with the Religious Society of Friends. This small religion incorporates a wide geographic spread and varied beliefs that range from evangelical Christians to non-theists. Topics covered include:

Quaker values in action

The first generations of Quakerism

Quakerism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Belief and activism

Worship and practice

Quakerism around the world

The future of Quakerism.

With helpful features including suggested readings, timelines, a glossary, and a guide to Quakers in fiction, this book is an ideal starting point for students and scholars approaching Quakerism for the first time as well as those interested in deepening their understanding.

About the Author


Margery Post Abbott is a member of the Multnomah Meeting in Portland, Oregon and an independent scholar who has published widely on Quaker belief and practice.Carl Abbott is a member of the Multnomah Meeting and Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies and Planning at Portland State University, USA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780367191627
ISBN-10: 0367191628
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 15th, 2020
Pages: 196
Language: English
Series: Basics