Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century

Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century

by Meredith Baldwin Weddle
     
 

ISBN-10: 019513138X

ISBN-13: 9780195131383

Pub. Date: 05/03/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

A synthesis of intellectual and social history, Walking in the Way of Peace investigates the historical context, meaning, and expression of early Quaker pacifism in England and its colonies. In a nuanced examination of pacifism, Weddle focuses on King Philip's War, which forced New England Quakers, rulers and ruled alike, to define the parameters of their peace…  See more details below

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A synthesis of intellectual and social history, Walking in the Way of Peace investigates the historical context, meaning, and expression of early Quaker pacifism in England and its colonies. In a nuanced examination of pacifism, Weddle focuses on King Philip's War, which forced New England Quakers, rulers and ruled alike, to define the parameters of their peace testimony.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195131383
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/03/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)
Lexile:
1550L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part One—The Peace Testimony
1. And the Shout of a King is Amongst Us
2. A Killinge Instrument We May Neither Forme, Nor Beare: The Peace Testimony
3. Fire at the Mast: The Practice of Peace
Part Two—New England
4. Bold Boyes and Blasphemers: Quakers in New England
5. The Habitation of the Hunted-Christ: Rhode Island and the Providence Plantations
6. Time of Motion and Danger: Reacting to the Fear of War, 1667-1673
7. Fighting Against the Minde of God: The 1673 Exemption
8. Sin and Flesh: The New England Tribes: Englishmen and Indians
Part Three—War
9. Midnight Shrieks and Soul-Amazing Moanes: The Rhode Island Government and King Philip's War
10. A Bulit Out of Everi Bush: War, Continued
11. To Looke to Our Selfes: Ascribing Motives to a Quaker Government in Wartime
12. Witnesses to the Life of Innocency: A Testimony from the Rhode Island Quakers
13. Run the Hazard: The Individual Quaker in King Philip's War
14. The Rectification of the Heart: Around the Periphery of War
15. All Things Have Their Beginnings
Appendix 1. The 1660 Declaration
Appendix 2. The 1673 Exemption
Appendix 3. A Testimony From Us in Scorn Called Quakers
Appendix 4. The Taste of the World in Our Own Mouths: Problems of Historical Interpretation

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