9780195131383

Walking in the Way of Peace Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780195131383

  • ISBN10:

    019513138X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-05-03
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $133.33 Save up to $13.33
  • Rent Book $120.00
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

A synthesis of intellectual and social history, Walking in the Way of Peace investigates the historical context, meaning, and expression of early Quaker pacifism in England and its colonies. In a nuanced examination of pacifism, Weddle focuses on King Philip's War, which forced New EnglandQuakers, rulers and ruled alike, to define the parameters of their peace testimony.

Author Biography

Meredith Baldwin Weddle has taught at Yale.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Methods and Termsp. xiii
Walking in the Way of Peacep. 2
Introductionp. 3
The Peace Testimonyp. 13
Prologuep. 15
And the Shout of a King is Amongst Usp. 17
The Peace Testimonyp. 39
The Practice of Peacep. 55
New Englandp. 75
Quakers in Early New Englandp. 77
Rhode Island and Providence Plantationsp. 98
Reacting to Fear of War, 1667-1673p. 113
The 1673 Exemptionp. 122
The New England Tribes: Englishmen and Indiansp. 132
Warp. 141
The Rhode Island Government and King Philip's Warp. 143
War, Continuedp. 159
Ascribing Motives to a Quaker Government in Wartimep. 169
A Testimony from Rhode Island Quakersp. 183
The Individual Quaker in King Philip's Warp. 197
Around the Periphery of Warp. 212
All Things Have Their Beginningsp. 225
The 1660 Declarationp. 234
The 1673 Exemptionp. 238
The Rhode Island Testimonyp. 242
The Taste of the World in Our Own Mouths: Problems of Historical Interpretationp. 245
Notesp. 255
Bibliographyp. 309
Indexp. 341
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review