Early Quakers and Their Theological Thought : 1647-1723
By: Angell, Stephen W.
Contributor(s): Dandelion, Pink.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (360 p.).ISBN: 9781316364482.Subject(s): Quakers -- United States -- History | Quakers | Society of Friends -- DoctrinesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Early Quakers and Their Theological Thought : 1647-1723DDC classification: 230/.9609032 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of Contributors; Chronology; Introduction; The Shape of the Book; Our Approach; Postscript and Dedication; Notes; Chapter 1 Seventeenth-Century Context and Quaker Beginnings; Epistemology and Eschatology; Hermeneutics and Ecclesiology; Christology and Pneumatology; Hamartology and Soteriology; Cosmology and Ethics; Conclusion; Endnotes; Chapter 2 Quakers and the Printing Press; Seventeenth-century Publishing; The Beginnings of Quaker Publishing; Giles Calvert; Thomas Simmons; Robert Wilson
Publishing Without ImprintAndrew and Tace Sowle; Choice of Publisher; Conclusion; Endnotes; Chapter 3 Unity and Universality in the Theology of George Fox; Endnotes; Chapter 4 The Man Who ``Set Himself as a Sign´´: James Nayler´s Incarnational Theology; Early Life and Leadership Among Friends; Conflict and Crucifixion; Nayler´s Incarnational Theology and Doctrine of Perfection; Nayler´s Confessions and ``True Resignation´´; Endnotes; Chapter 5 The Witness of Richard Farnworth: Prophet of Light, Apostle of Church Order; Early Life; Farnworth´s Early Publications; Themes of Early Writings
Positive Spirituality in Early WorksFarnworth on Women´s Ministry; Farnworth on Scripture; Social and Church Order; Hiatus; Religious Liberty; Violence and Nonviolence; Legal and Historical Arguments; Farnworth´s Later Spiritual Counsel; Reaction to John Perrot: ``The Testimony of the Brethren´´; Conclusion; Endnotes; Chapter 6 Margaret Fell and the Second Coming of Christ; Background and Context; Scripture, Seekers, and the Second Coming; Light, Darkness, and the Inward Turn; The Trinity: Creator, Redeemer, and Bringer of Light; Endnotes
Chapter 7 ``Outcasts of Israel´´: The Apocalyptic Theology of Edward Burrough and Francis HowgillEdward Burrough; The Experiential Basis of Burrough´s Ministry; Apostate Forms and the Day of Judgment; The True Church; The Limits of Government and Religious Toleration; Disputes; Burrough and Other Quakers; Francis Howgill; Inner Apocalypse, God´s Law, and the New Birth; Soteriology; Christology; Eschatology; Outward Apocalypse and Social Change; The Church, Invisible and Visible; Providence and Resistance; Conclusion; Endnotes
Chapter 8 Renegade Oxonian: Samuel Fisher´s Importance in Formulating a Quaker Understanding of ScriptureFisher as a Baptist; Fisher as a Quaker; Disputes that Gave Rise to Rusticus; Early Manifestations of Fisher´s Theology of Scripture; Rusticus ad Academicos and John Owen; After the Restoration; Conclusion; Endnotes; Chapter 9 ``That You May Be Perfect in Love´´: The Prophecy of Dorothy White; ``Write, and Again I Say Write´´; ``Sucking at Gods Most Holy Breast´´; ``God Hath Unloosed My Tongue´´; ``By Me Dorothy White´´; ``Who Shall Silence the Tongue´´; ``In-Speakings and Inward Motions´´
This comprehensive theological analysis of leading early Quakers' work, offers fresh insights into what they were really saying.
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