Margaret Fell and the Rise of Quakerism

Margaret Fell and the Rise of Quakerism

by Bonnelyn Young Kunze
     
 

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Margaret Fell was a vigorous, outspoken, and authoritative first generation co-leader with George Fox over the first fifty years of Quakerism. The book probes Fell's public and domestic roles, her religious world view, and her practical work as a chief architect of the emerging Quaker church along with Fox. The family, social, economic, and intellectual facets of Fell

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Margaret Fell was a vigorous, outspoken, and authoritative first generation co-leader with George Fox over the first fifty years of Quakerism. The book probes Fell's public and domestic roles, her religious world view, and her practical work as a chief architect of the emerging Quaker church along with Fox. The family, social, economic, and intellectual facets of Fell's life draw out the complexity of gender roles in religious movements in early modern England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804721547
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
04/01/1994
Pages:
327

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