Quaker Women Prophets in England and Wales 1650-1700 (Studies in Women & Religion v. 41)

Quaker Women Prophets in England and Wales 1650-1700 (Studies in Women & Religion v. 41)

By: Christine Trevett (author)Hardback

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This study covers the formative and troubled years of earliest Quakerism in England and Wales, with some reference to migration to America. Women were active to a remarkable degree in the sects of this time. This volume concentrates on their contribution, and patterns of change in Quaker groups.

Contents

ILLUSTRATIONS ix FOREWORD by Professor J. Gwynfor Jones, School of History, Cardiff University xi PREFACE by Dr Ben Pink Dandelion, tutor in postgraduate Quaker Studies, Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre and Birmingham University xiii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS xv CHAPTER ONE Introduction and Scene-Setting 1 CHAPTER TWO Holy Tremblers: Quaker prophet-preachers 23 CHAPTER THREE Like Apostles and Prophets of Old: Quaker women and their early Christian foremothers 63 CHAPTER FOUR Women and the coming of Quakerism to Wales, 1653-1660 105 CHAPTER FIVE William Erbery and his daughter Dorcas: dissenter and resurrected radical 121 CHAPTER SIX The women around James Nayler, Quaker: a matter of emphasis 151 CHAPTER SEVEN "Sufferings" and the prophet emigrants of Wales, 1660-1700 179 CHAPTER EIGHT A Runlett of Socketts and the Mastiff that Wasn't Hanged 211 CHAPTER NINE Anne Camm and the Vanishing Quaker Prophets 217 INDEX of Modern Writers' Names 243

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  • ISBN13: 9780773475182
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780773475182
  • ISBN10: 0773475184

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