The Second Period of Quakerism (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1919 - Great Britain - 668 pages
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Contents

Hubberthornes death in prison
25
Arrests of Howgill Fox and Margaret Fell and their Trials
31
Howgills death in Appleby gaol 1669
37
London cases tried in October 1664 etc
44
The Conventicle Act in the country
51
His earlier life
55
Penn imprisoned in Tower on account of Sandy Foundation Shaken
61
Penn goes into hiding
63
Anglican services in Quaker meetinghouses
68
Penn imprisoned under FiveMile Act
74
Dutch War and Declaration of Indulgence of 15th March 1672
81
CHAPTER IV
88
1677
90
Chief political duty of Quakers to establish supremacy of conscience
94
How the children kept up the Friends Meetings
107
Malice and greed of Informers and bigotry of clergy
113
Relief from persecution given to Friends
119
General Pardon of March 1686 and Royal Warrant for releasing
125
Explanation of the attitude towards it taken by Friends
131
Penns attendance on royal progress through Midlands August 1687
141
his Vindication
149
PACE
154
Loss of Comprehension Bill and revision of Tests
157
Warrant for the arrest of Penn January 1691
163
His interview with Viscount Sidney I64
166
Resumption of service in the Society
172
Political instability of period 16901715
178
Dissatisfaction of many Friends with form of words
184
Tory reaction culminating at end of Annes reign
190
Controversy within Society during these years
198
Lessons of the Affirmation controversy
204
Estimate of Penns life of heroic adventure
211
CHAPTER VIII
215
Cavalier suspicions of Quakers
221
But the quiet meetings remained centres of power and offered invincible
225
Impression made on many Friends e g Penington Crook Ellwood
236
close of his life
242
The Quaker movement narrowed into a religious society
248
Successful meetings in London for reconciling followers of Perrot
253
The new system could only be worked well by men of enlightened
259
Expansion in Cumberland
353
Contributions towards support of Travelling Ministers
360
John Burnyeats service
366
Latent Puritanism of the Restoration period
374
Isaac Peningtons writings the best clue to the theological explana
380
His Catechism Theses Theologicae and Apology
386
Criticism by Keith from standpoint of current theology
392
CHAPTER XV
399
Penn receives the grant of Pennsylvania 4th March 1681 43
406
John Archdale the other Quaker colonizer of front rank
412
Note as to printing of Quaker Books
418
Other Journals of special interestRichard Davies 1710 Elizabeth
425
Journal and particulars of closing days 5th13th January 1691
433
His letter to Christian Barclay on death of her husband
444
Death and character of Steven Crisp August 1692
452
Social condition of Friends
460
Digression narrating Thomas Storys experience
466
CHAPTER XVIII
497
Advices as to plainness of dress etc in the North of England
510
Tendency to substitute legalism for the control of the Spirit
516
The authentic Quaker discipline of taking up the cross
522
Educational views of Fox and Penn
528
Advices as to training of children
535
Negative advices to ministers issued in 1702
542
Character of the Quaker ministry of the period
549
Summary of its social characteristics
556
Care by Friends of their own poor
566
John Bellers his spiritual experience
576
Bristol and Clerkenwell Workhouses
585
Estimate of Bellers service as a social pioneer
593
The religious spirit of selfcontrol which lies at root of our democratic
607
Smiths Banner of Love
613
Official document by Friends against plots
615
Difficulties of peacetestimony where Friends in America were in seat
621
CHAPTER XXII
630
Failure to overcome a worldly and Quietist environment
636
Bishop Lightfoots ideal for the kingdom of God
642
INDEX
649
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