Wallingford, Pa. : Pendle Hill Publications, 1969.
LibraryThing member QuakerReviews
This is a fascinating and important pamphlet about early Quaker conflict over leadership, and its resolution in the creation of the system of business meetings, which established leadership in the united meeting, as led by the Spirit. The author reviews the specific history and concludes that George Fox alone is the founder, not of Quakerism as a spiritual movement, but of the group structure through which that movement was able to survive.
0875741665 / 9780875741666
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 166
Similar in this library
Inward light and the new creation : a theological meditation upon the center and circumference of Quakerism by R. Melvin Keiser
Words & testimonies : the Carey memorial lecture, Baltimore Yearly Meeting, 1971 by Thomas H. Silcock
Lucretia Mott speaking : excerpts from the sermons & speeches of a famous nineteenth century Quaker minister & reformer by Margaret Hope Bacon
Women of power and presence : the spiritual formation of four Quaker women ministers by Maureen Graham