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Aquifer Analysis: Told And Untold Stories In Warwick Churches, Vaughan S. Roberts 2014 SelectedWorks

Aquifer Analysis: Told And Untold Stories In Warwick Churches, Vaughan S. Roberts

Vaughan S Roberts

This presentation to a seminar on organizational storytelling at Lincoln Business School in 2013 explores how told and untold stories were filtered during a narrative review by a team of churches in Warwick, UK. The full paper was distributed beforehand to participants and a revised version appears in Untold Stories in Organizations – further details can be found here: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138790018/


Davie, Heelas, And Woodhead's "Predicting Religion: Christian, Secular And Alternative Futures" - Book Review, Peter Collins 2014 George Fox University

Davie, Heelas, And Woodhead's "Predicting Religion: Christian, Secular And Alternative Futures" - Book Review, Peter Collins

Quaker Studies

No abstract provided.


Hamm's "The Quakers In America" - Book Review, Douglas Gwyn 2014 George Fox University

Hamm's "The Quakers In America" - Book Review, Douglas Gwyn

Quaker Studies

No abstract provided.


Brown's "'The Truest Form Of Patriotism': Pacifist Feminism In Britain, 1870-1902" - Book Review, Sandra S. Holton 2014 George Fox University

Brown's "'The Truest Form Of Patriotism': Pacifist Feminism In Britain, 1870-1902" - Book Review, Sandra S. Holton

Quaker Studies

No abstract provided.


Besse's "Collection Of The Sufferings Of The People Called Quakers. Selections: Etc." - Book Review, Richard C. Allen 2014 George Fox University

Besse's "Collection Of The Sufferings Of The People Called Quakers. Selections: Etc." - Book Review, Richard C. Allen

Quaker Studies

No abstract provided.


Buckley's "Twenty-First Century Penn: Writings On The Faith And Practice Of The People Called Quakers By William Penn" - Book Review, Jani Kurki 2014 George Fox University

Buckley's "Twenty-First Century Penn: Writings On The Faith And Practice Of The People Called Quakers By William Penn" - Book Review, Jani Kurki

Quaker Studies

No abstract provided.


Glines's "Undaunted Zeal: The Letters Of Margaret Fell" - Book Review, Sally Bruyneel 2014 George Fox University

Glines's "Undaunted Zeal: The Letters Of Margaret Fell" - Book Review, Sally Bruyneel

Quaker Studies

No abstract provided.


Keeping The Light Shining? The End Of British Quakerism Revisited, Paul F. Burton 2014 George Fox University

Keeping The Light Shining? The End Of British Quakerism Revisited, Paul F. Burton

Quaker Studies

This paper follows on from two earlier articles in Quaker Studies on the predicted end-point for the Religious Society of Friends in Britain and presents analyses of the membership data for individual General Meetings (GMs) within Britain Yearly Meeting which suggest that the picture is not as straightforward as initially presented in the earlier articles. Based on an analysis of membership numbers since 1899, some GMs are predicted to increase over the next 30 years, although most will apparently decline. The data are also analysed on a regional basis and three models of the changing membership are presented.


John Brewin's Tracts: The Written Word, Evangelicalism, And The Quaker Way In Mid Nineteenth Century England, Edwina Newman 2014 George Fox University

John Brewin's Tracts: The Written Word, Evangelicalism, And The Quaker Way In Mid Nineteenth Century England, Edwina Newman

Quaker Studies

This study explores seven volumes of tracts collected between 1827 and 1850 by John Brewin, a Cirencester Quaker. This period was a critical one for the Religious Society of Friends, notably in its relationship with Evangelicalism. The collection allows us to test something of the nature and extent of change at grassroots level, by providing an insight into the range of issues that were of interest to provincial English Quakers, the means by which ideas were disseminated, and how they might have been received by readers. The conclusion is that, while Evangelical influence was clearly growing, Quakers remained deeply attached ...


Quakers In Thirsk Monthly Meeting 1650-75, John Woods 2014 George Fox University

Quakers In Thirsk Monthly Meeting 1650-75, John Woods

Quaker Studies

Primary Quaker source evidence of three clusters of Quakers, within Thirsk Monthly Meeting during the period 1650-75, is examined. There were groups in Kilburn, Wildon Grange, near Crayke, and Sutton-on-the-Forest. There is material that describes their sufferings for breaking the law by holding a meeting for worship. From this material some indication is found of their backgrounds, their famili es, and their contact with each other. Church and other records show that these Friends had a place in their local as well as in their Quaker communiti es. There was also contact with Friends travelling in the ministry. Friends such ...


Women In The Quaker Community: The Richardson Family Of Newcastle, C.1815-60, Jonathan Mood 2014 George Fox University

Women In The Quaker Community: The Richardson Family Of Newcastle, C.1815-60, Jonathan Mood

Quaker Studies

The town of Newcastle in the early nineteenth century offered many diverse forms of entertainment and socialising for middle class men and women. Although the religious beliefs of Quakers excluded them from sharing in many of these activities, their faith offered them unique opportunities to participate in, lead, and challenge middle class lifestyle. Through examining the domestic, religious, and charitable conduct of the women of the Richardson family it can be seen how their understanding of society was mediated through religious beliefs that allowed them to challenge the role of the typical middle class woman.


'The Inferior Parts Of The Body': The Development And Role Of Women's Meetings In The Early Quaker Movement, Gareth Shaw 2014 George Fox University

'The Inferior Parts Of The Body': The Development And Role Of Women's Meetings In The Early Quaker Movement, Gareth Shaw

Quaker Studies

This article is a study of the development and role of early Quaker women's Meetings during the second half of the seventeenth century. It is based upon the contemporary records of the Owstwick women's Monthly Meeting, held in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Rather than focussing upon the individual travelling Quaker female ministers or their writings, as the historiography has tended to, it examines the everyday organisation and responsibilities that were held by early Quaker women. It argues that although the women's Meetings were regarded as inferior to those of the men, they evolved alongside each other ...


Reading A Quaker's Book: Elizabeth Ashbridge's Testimony Of Quaker Literary Theory, Michele L. Tarter 2014 George Fox University

Reading A Quaker's Book: Elizabeth Ashbridge's Testimony Of Quaker Literary Theory, Michele L. Tarter

Quaker Studies

Elizabeth Ash bridge offers one of the most striking transatlantic spiritual autobiographies of the eighteenth century. While historians and scholars alike have given careful attention to this now-canonical text, no one to date has yet positioned this narrative in the context of the transatlantic Friends' unique literary traditions. Turning to the first generation of Friends, who also cal led themselves 'The Publishers of Truth' , this essay explores the Quakers' mystical relationship to language, prophecy and writing, and their subsequent creation of a New Word. I trace how the Friends created their own literary theory, locating the written word as the ...


Family Memory, Religion And Radicalism: The Priestman, Bright And Clark Kinship Circle Of Women Friends And Quaker History, Sandra Stanley Holton 2014 George Fox University

Family Memory, Religion And Radicalism: The Priestman, Bright And Clark Kinship Circle Of Women Friends And Quaker History, Sandra Stanley Holton

Quaker Studies

In the nineteenth century, women Friends frequently preserved private family papers - spiritual memoranda, letters, diaries, photograph albums, household accounts, visitors books and so on. One such collection holds the personal papers of women in, among others, the Bragg, Priestman, Bright, and Clark families, who lived during this period mainly in the regions of Newcastle, Manchester and Bristol. Such material allows an exploration of the domestic culture shared among these families and, in particul ar, the legacy of family memory preser ved among this collection. A significant part of that legacy, it is argued, was the various representations of womanliness contained ...


Choose Life! Early Quaker Women And Violence In Modernity, Grace M. Jantzen 2014 George Fox University

Choose Life! Early Quaker Women And Violence In Modernity, Grace M. Jantzen

Quaker Studies

The peace testimony of the early Quakers was developed in a context where war, killing and death were a major preoccupation. In this article I show how Margaret Fell and other early Quaker women encouraged a choice of life rather than a preoccupation with death. While both women and men Friends developed the peace testimony, in the case of the men, the language of war (albeit the 'Lamb's War') was retained, while many women (though not all) looked for language that was more nurturing and less violent. I suggest that it is the radical choice of life, not just ...


Gerd Schirrmacher's "Hertha Kraus - Zwischen Den Welten. Biographie Einer Sozialwissenschaftlerin Und Quäkerin" - Book Review, Claus Bernet 2014 George Fox University

Gerd Schirrmacher's "Hertha Kraus - Zwischen Den Welten. Biographie Einer Sozialwissenschaftlerin Und Quäkerin" - Book Review, Claus Bernet

Quaker Studies

No abstract provided.


Beverly Wilson Palmer's "Selected Letters Of Lucretia Coffin Mott" - Book Review, Rachel West 2014 George Fox University

Beverly Wilson Palmer's "Selected Letters Of Lucretia Coffin Mott" - Book Review, Rachel West

Quaker Studies

No abstract provided.


Lindman And Tarter's "A Centre Of Wonders: The Body In Early America" - Book Review, Elaine Hobby 2014 George Fox University

Lindman And Tarter's "A Centre Of Wonders: The Body In Early America" - Book Review, Elaine Hobby

Quaker Studies

No abstract provided.


Robert Barclay's "A Catechism And Confession Of Faith: A New Edition Edited In Modern English" - Book Review, Hugh Pyper 2014 George Fox University

Robert Barclay's "A Catechism And Confession Of Faith: A New Edition Edited In Modern English" - Book Review, Hugh Pyper

Quaker Studies

No abstract provided.


Deviating From The Path Of Safety: The Rise And Fall Of A Nineteenth Century Quaker Meeting, Elizabeth O'Donnell 2014 George Fox University

Deviating From The Path Of Safety: The Rise And Fall Of A Nineteenth Century Quaker Meeting, Elizabeth O'Donnell

Quaker Studies

This article examines the re-establishment, expansion, and subsequent decline of a Quaker community in Benfieldside, north-west county Durham, between 1839 and 1886. It shows that the presence of a leading family and economic opportunities were both key factors in drawing Friends to the area. The failure of the largest north-east joint stock bank in 1857 was largely caused by its over-lending to the Derwent Ironworks. Prominent members of the Benfieldside Quaker community had interests in both concerns and were thus enmeshed in the financial scandal which ensued. An examination of the Newcastle Monthly Meeting reports, which investigated the affair, reveals ...


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