Tag: Quaker

Q&A with Geoffrey Plank, author of John Woolman’s Path to the Peaceable Kingdom

Woolman’s ideals were informed by a literal reading of the Bible and the experience of growing up on a farm in New Jersey. He associated well-ordered, peaceful, pastoral landscapes with Eden and the Peaceable Kingdom that Isaiah foresaw as part of humanity’s future. The tensions and violence of slavery had no place in the world that Woolman hoped to see established.

Lucretia Mott was no Mild Mannered Quaker

Today the Religion in American History blog posted an essay by Carol Faulkner, author of Lucretia Mott's Heresy: Abolition and Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century America. In "Gender and the American… READ MORE

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