Quakers in Puritan England

by Hugh Barbour

Publisher: Friends United Press in [Richmond, Ind.]

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Hugh Barbour ; with a foreword by Roland H. Bainton.
LC ClassificationsBX7676.2 .B37 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 272 p., [5] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3026552M
ISBN 100913408875
LC Control Number85006963

  Puritans and Quakers are two religious groups that played important roles in the colonization of America. Both groups left England and came to America to practice their own religions more freely. Barbour, The Quakers in Puritan England (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, ): "Even characteristically Quaker teachings were often puritan attitudes pushed to severe conclusions Their conflicts with puritan leaders had the loving desperation of . Based on the biographies of some three hundred people in each city, this book shows how such distinguished Boston families as the Adamses, Cabots, Lowells, and Peabodys have produced many generations of men and women who have made major contributions to the intellectual, educational, and political life of their state and nation. At the same time, comparable Reviews: 1. And Kit’s spirit of rebellion permeates the book. Quakers and Hippies. Now before going on with Chap an issue brought up on page must be discussed: Speare purposely hides the truth why the Puritans shunned the Quakers. She just makes it sound as if the only point of contention was the Sacraments.

  Arthur O. Roberts; The Quakers in Puritan England. By Hugh Barbour. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, pp. $, Journal of Church and State,Author: Arthur O. Roberts. Anne Bradstreet’s poetry published in England. John Eliot founds village for praying Indians. Puritan Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector of England. First Quakers in Massachusetts arrested and banished. Oliver Cromwell’s death opens struggle for English supremacy. –   The ministers condemned the Quakers for not subscribing to the traditional form of marriage. R. H. wrote that the Quaker consummated “his Marriage before it is solemnized; for so soon as the Spirit begins to yield to the rebellion of the flesh, and his Bowels yearn to be multiplying, he and his willing Doxy never wait the Parsons leisure, but take each others word Cited by: 4. Quakers and Puritans had very little in common in their beliefs. True both left England for religious freedoms. But aside from this, Quakers and Puritans had little in common.

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While the Puritan clergymen became educated statesmen in the communities of Massachusetts Bay, the individualistic Quakers let their consciences be guided by mystical personal revelations, and refrained from interfering in any non-Quaker's affairs (although extremely strict with fellow Quakers), assuming a consensus would emerge among the Cited by: The Quakers in Puritan England book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(5). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New Haven: Yale University Press, (Yale publications in religion. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barbour, Hugh.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Hugh Barbour (Author) Cited by:   The Puritans were members of a religious reform movement that arose in the late 16th century and held that the Church of England should eliminate ceremonies and practices not rooted in the Bible.

In the early days I think Quakers persisted not just by bearing persecution but by developing a stronger ecclesiology that Puritans, an ecclesiology that worked towards unity. However, while Quakers maintained unity longer than the Puritan movement, the large schisms still eventually came, and this in a way is a Puritan legacy.

Quakers – Puritan Perspective Posted on December 5, by markeminer There’s a kind of sucker punch in many presentations of American history, wherein we are told that the Puritans left England for America because they had suffered religious persecution—and then the Puritans persecuted other religions here.

Eventually, the Puritan authorities were ordered by the English king to stop their persecution of Quakers, and members of the group became tolerated, and even accepted, in most of the colonies. One colony, Pennsylvania, was even established by a Quaker, William Quakers in Puritan England book, and governed on Quaker principles.

Buy The Quakers in Puritan England by Hugh Barbour online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $18 - $ The Quakers (or Religious Society of Friends) formed in England in around a charismatic leader, George Fox ().

Many scholars today consider Quakers as radical Puritans, because the Quakers carried to extremes many Puritan convictions. So when Quakers showed up in Boston in the s, it’s no surprise they were persecuted.

Puritan Congregationalism was the official—and only—religion of New England. Like every other state they knew of in Europe, the Puritans enforced a state religion that it was treason to oppose. But it wasn’t just about their religion. The. Puritans and Quakers In the early 17th century groups of people were escaping their countries because of religion or wars.

In particular, two groups which will be addressed are known as the Puritans and the Quakers. The Puritans were a group of Christian separatists from the church of England who worked towards religious, moral, and societal. Quakers are members of a group with Christian roots that began in England in the s.

The formal title of the movement is the Society of Friends or the Religious Society of Friends. There are. The Puritan establishment forced the captain, who had brought the group of eight Quakers to Boston, to take them back to England, under a bond of £ Despite the intense persecution of Quaker newcomers by Massachusetts' Puritans, Quakers continued to come to Boston in increasing numbers and attempted to spread their message by whatever means.

The Quakers in Puritan England. The Quakers Quibbles, Set Forth in an Exposulatory Epistle to William Penn Concerning the Last Meeting Held in Barbican the 9th of Octob.

Those Quakers returned with a royal edict that the Puritan leaders could not ignore. By the time the Salem witch trials came along inQuakers had meeting houses in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and were allowed to openly worship as.

Max Carter: An old professor of mine at Earlham College, Earlham School of Religion, Hugh Barbour, once wrote a book called “The Quakers in Puritan England.” And it places the first Quakers.

Puritans v. Quakers in the battle for our sympathy. Posted on Decem Filed under: 17th century America, Puritans | Tags: Massachusetts Bay Colony, objectivity, Puritans, Quakers, Roger Williams, toleration | I just finished my Delbanco book and it strikes me that most historians who write about the Puritans just don’t like them, deep down inside, and.

On the receiving end were the Quakers- members of the Religious Society of Friends, a group that the Puritan leaders generally felt represented the pinnacle of heresy. The Quakers first came to the American colonies when 8 members of the religious sect arrived in Boston aboard the Speedwell on J War between the Native American tribes of New England and British colonists that took place from The war was the result of tension caused by encroaching white settlers.

The chief of the Wampanoags, King Philip lead the natives. The war ended Indian resistance in New England and left a hatred of whites. It was enough to get the anti-Puritan Archbishop of Canterbury, William Laud, to launch a campaign of persecution against them. Ironically, when Quakers showed up in Boston in the s, they were persecuted.

Puritan Congregationalism was the official—and only—religion of New England. The Puritan clergy, in England and New England, greeted the rise of Quakerism with the fury that an old left often reserves for a new.

Friends’ religious style was impulsive and nonideological; Quakers seemed to ignore the orthodox views of the Puritans and pervert their heterodox ones. Though most Friends had passed through varieties of. For the Puritans, the “Lord’s Kingdom” did not include Quakers, and the Rev.

Norton is known as the chief instigator of the persecution of Quakers in New England. He is quoted as saying, “I would carry fire in one hand and faggots in the other, to burn all the Quakers in the world.

Another strong difference between the Puritan religion and the Quaker religion is the way that they saw the role of church and states, as Puritans believed that America needed to be a Christian state, while Quakers believed that there should be religious freedom for all.

The Quakers also believed that the most important thing in state relations. Between andthe Quakers left the North Midlands of England in great numbers and came to the Delaware River area of Pennsylvania and West Jersey. Although there were some Quakers in New England earlier, they were not Quakers when they arrived.

They came as Puritans and were converted at the hands of Quaker missionaries during the 's and 60's. The Quakers in England refused to recognize the king as more important than anyone else. They also refused to pay taxes to support the Anglican Church.

Quakers believe that killing is always : VOA Learning English. The established Anglican church back in England was treating Quakers the same way. This wasn’t a particular Puritan practice. It took decades before different denominations were able to coexist comfortably in Massachusetts (and in other colonies as well).

There are few similarities actually and to compare/contrast them we need to describe Puritans - or better said their beliefs and practices related to faith - as they were. Puritans - who did not call themselves such - are no longer.

Quakers - who. Puritanism, a religious reform movement in the late 16th and 17th centuries that was known for the intensity of the religious experience that it fostered. Puritans’ efforts contributed to both civil war in England and the founding of colonies in America. Quaker Books By Quakers, for Quakers, about Quakers.

For Quakers, the Quaker-curious, and everyone else, as well. The Book of Discipline of the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Approved the 31st July by.

The Quakers are an established religious grouping, members of the Religious Society of Friends. It was originally an insult, after their founder, George Fox, told a magistrate, Gervase Bennet, that he should “tremble at the word of the Lord”.

Benn.I began work on this book rather a long time ago, and over the years I have incurred a number of debts. The editors of History and Social History have permitted me to use and revise material which originally appeared in those journals.

Oxford University Press gave me an opportunity to re-formulate some of my ideas, and air them in a short essay on the Quakers in a volume edited .