The Quakers

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apart from their neighbors. Undoubtedly, many joined Friends by default. There was no other church in the vicinity, and it was better to hear any minister than be isolated, better to attend any service than be damned. But within the Meeting, Quakerism molded attenders and members creating a distinctive style of life. Even before the settlement of the Delaware River Valley, Quakerism had become an important religious movement in North America.


NOTES
1.
Perry Miller, Errand into the Wilderness ( Cambridge, Mass.: 1956), 48-98.
2.
Edmund Morgan, Roger Williams: The Church and the State ( New York: 1967); Edmund Morgan, The Puritan Dilemma: The Story of John Winthrop ( Boston: 1950), 115-33.
3.
Morgan, Puritan Dilemma, 134-56; Kai Erikson, Wayward Puritans: A Study in the Sociology of Deviance ( New York: 1966), 71-106; Emery Battis, Saints and Sectaries: Anne Hutchinson and the Antinomian Controversy in Massachusetts Bay ( Chapel Hill, N.C.: 1962); David Hall, ed. The Antinomian Controversy, 1636-1638 ( Middletown, Conn., 1968).
4.
George Bishop, New England Judged ( London: 1703); Erikson, Wayward Puritans, 107-36; and Arthur Worrall, Quakers in the Colonial Northeast ( Hanover, N.H.: 1980), 1-58, are general accounts of the Quaker invasion of Massachusetts. See also Mary Hoxie Jones, The Standard of the Lord Lifted Up (n.p.: 1961).
5.
William Wayne Spurrier, "Persecution of the Quakers in England, 1650-1714" (Ph.D. diss., University of North Carolina, 1976), contains a discussion of changing Quaker attitudes toward persecution.
6.
Rufus Jones, Quakers in the American Colonies ( New York: 1911; reprinted 1966), 50.
7.
Quoted in Ibid., 82-83.
9.
There were nineteen traveling visitors from England before 1660; forty-six between 1661 and 1684. G. J. Willauer, Jr., "First Publishers of Truth in New England: A Composite List," Quaker History (hereafter QH) 65 ( 1976): 39-44.
10.
Jonathan Chu, Neighbors, Friends, or Madmen: The Puritan Adjustment to Quakerism in Seventeenth-Century Masachusetts Bay ( Westport, Conn.: 1985).
11.
David Lovejoy, Religious Enthusiasm in the New World: Heresy to Revolution ( Cambridge, Mass.: 1985), is an excellent account of the radical religion in colonial America and includes a chapter on Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island, and the Quakers.
12.
Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, ed. John R. Bartlett ( Providence, R.I.: 1856), I, 111, 150, 282, 396, 441; II, 111-12, 142.
13.
Worrall, Quakers in the Colonial Northeast, 31-42. In 1676 Williams's account of the debate was published in George Fox Digg'd out of his Burrowes. Perhaps enjoying the pun, Friends replied in A New-England Fire-brand Quenched ( 1678).
14.
An Account of all the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly, and Particular Meetings of Friends in America, 1772, MS, Quaker Collection, Haverford College, Haverford Pa.
15.
Sydney V. James, Colonial Rhode Island: A History ( New York: 1975), 188, 217-19.

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  • Recent Titles in Denominations in America ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Series Foreword xi
  • Preface xiii
  • Part One the Quakers: A History of Friends in America 1
  • 1: Introduction 3
  • 2: The Religious Setting of the Early Friends 11
  • 3 - The Lamb's War and the Awakening of the North of England 35
  • 4: Quaker Worship and Ethics and Their Transformation, 1652-1662 39
  • 5 - The Mission to America 58
  • 6: England, 1660-1689 61
  • 7: The Quaker Colonies 73
  • 8: A Tolerated Society of Friends 83
  • 9: A Spiritual Existence 95
  • 10: A Disciplined Christian Life 107
  • 11: Crisis and Reformation 119
  • 12: The American Revolutions 137
  • 13: Quaker Migrants to Carolina and the Midwest; Eastern Philanthropists 153
  • 14: Separations 169
  • 15: The Midcontinent in the Midcentury, 1828-1867 185
  • 16: West and Midwest, 1867- 1902 203
  • 17: The Liberal Transformation 219
  • 18: Suburban and College Friends 231
  • 19: Creativity in Peacemaking 247
  • 20: Social Service and Social Change, 1902-1970 261
  • 21: New Forms of Quaker Interaction, 1960-1987 271
  • Part Two a Biographical Dictionary of Former Quaker Leaders in America 281
  • A 285
  • B 287
  • C 301
  • D 311
  • E 313
  • F 315
  • G 321
  • H 327
  • J 337
  • K 343
  • L 347
  • M 351
  • P 357
  • R 363
  • S 365
  • T 369
  • U 371
  • V 373
  • W 375
  • Appendix: Chronology 381
  • Bibliographic Essay 385
  • Index 393
  • About the Authors 409
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