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Thomas D. Hamm

Forfatter af The Quakers in America

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Thomas D. Hamm, Ph.D. (1985), is Professor of History and Director of Special Collections at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, where he also holds the Trueblood Chair in Christian Thought His works include The Transformation of American Quakerism (Indiana University Press, 1988), and, mostly vis mere recently Quaker Writings: An Anthology, 1650-1920 (Penguin Classics, 2010). vis mindre

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Værker af Thomas D. Hamm

The Quakers in America (2003) 146 eksemplarer
Swallowing Fenceposts 2 eksemplarer
Quaker Writings 2 eksemplarer

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Fødselsdato
1957-01-08
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male
Nationalitet
USA
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archivist
curator
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Earlham College

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This short transcription of the 2010 weekend Willson Lecture explores the history of Friends (Quakers) from the mid-17th century to the late twentieth century, culminating with the establishment of the Earlham School of Religion (ESR).
 
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kaulsu | Nov 2, 2020 |
Covering nearly three centuries of religious development, this comprehensive anthology brings together writings from prominent members of the Quakers that illustrate the development of Quakerism, show the nature of Quaker spiritual life, discuss Quaker contributions to European and American civilization, and introduce the diverse community of Friends, some of whom are little remembered even among Quakers today. It gives a balanced overview of Quaker history, spanning the globe from its origins to missionary work, and explores daily life, beliefs, perspectives, movements within the community, and activism throughout the world.… (mere)
 
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PAFM | Jan 30, 2020 |
If it is written by Hamm, it is worth reading. I read it before I began reviewing all the books I read....in other words, I was still in school and had no time! This book is good to read cover-to-cover and is also useful as a resource reference book.
 
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kaulsu | 1 anden anmeldelse | Oct 29, 2013 |
Tom Hamm has collected and with minimal editing (mostly clarifying passages which are Biblical references) has presented a variety of primary sources from the beginnings of the Religious Society of Friends to the beginnings of the 20th century.

Among those cited are:
GEORGE FOX
JAMES NAYLOR
MARGARET FELL
FIRST PUBLISHERS OF TRUTH
KATHARINE EVANS
SARAH CHEVERS
ADVICES OF THE ELDERS OF BALBY
ELIAS HICKS
JOSEPH JOHN GURNEY
JOHN WILBUR
ELIZABETH FRY
PHILADELPHIA YEARLY MEETING INDIAN COMMITTEE
ELIZABETH HEYRICK
LEVI COFFIN
LUCRETIA MOTT
"THE FRIEND" [magazine]
WATERLOO YEARLY MEETING OF CONGREGATIONAL FRIENDS
SEPARATE WAYS 1870-1920
DAVID B. UPDEGRAFF
HANNAH WHITALL SMITH
MAHALAH JAY
JOHN WILLIAM GRAHAM
RUFUS JONES
"A VISION OF PEACE" by WILLIAM PENN
"THE CIVIL WAR" by RACHEL HICKS
NORTH CAROLINA YEARLY MEETING: "THE CIVIL WAR"
WEST BRANCH (OHIO) MONTHLY MEETING: "THE CIVIL WAR"
JESSE H. HOLMES [Address to first FGC held at Swarthmore]
WORLD CONFERENCE OF FRIENDS
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kaulsu | Apr 5, 2012 |

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