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How the Quakers invented America

Author: David Yount
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007.
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Nationally syndicated columnist David Yount shows how Quakers and the Society of Friends shaped the basic distinctive features of American life, from the days of the colonies, revolution and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Yount
ISBN: 0742558339 9780742558335
OCLC Number: 263716191
Description: xxiv, 159 Seiten ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Foreword - A Tale of Two Quakers Chapter 2 Preface - Of Time and Eternity Chapter 3 Introduction - Convincement Part 4 Part I - How the Quakers Invented America Part 5 Part II - Friendly Persuasion Chapter 6 Faith vs. Feeling Chapter 7 The Meaning of the Light Chapter 8 The Significance of Jesus Chapter 9 How Quakers Approach the Bible Chapter 10 The Good Quaker Chapter 11 The Holy Experiment Chapter 12 Living in the Light of Eternity Chapter 13 Why Did the Quakers Stop Quaking? Chapter 14 A Peculiar People Part 15 Part III - Quaker Spirituality Chapter 16 What Jesus Learned in the Desert and Thoreau Learned in the Woods Chapter 17 To See the World in a Grain of Sand Part 18 Part IV - How the Quakers are Reinventing America
Responsibility: David Yount.
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Silence and inner light permeate this personal exposition and witness. Yount invites us to take a practical and deep wisdom from the Quakers. -- John W. Crossin, OSFS, executive director, Washington Read more...

 
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