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Articles inQuakerPeriodicals By Edwin B. Bronner Concern In an essay entitled "Friends and the Holiness Movement—A Historical Survey," Arthur O. Roberts traces this phase of the Evangelical wing of the Religious Society of Friends—Vol. 5, No. 3, July, 1963, pp. 1-26. To coincide with the announcement of the forming of the Evangelical Friends Alliance, a paper entitled "The Cheyenne Conference of 1927," plus additional comments, "Impressions of the Cheyenne Conference," telling of an earlier meeting of Evangelical Friends was published.—Vol. 5, No. 4, Oct., 1963, pp. 9-17. The Friend The six parts of a paper written by Ormerod Greenwood, under the title "Quakerism and its Objectives," contain a number of historical references, particularly about more recent history.—Oct. 18, 1963, p. 1196; Oct. 25, p. 1229; Nov. 1, p. 1270; Nov. 8, p. 1301; Nov. 15, p. 1337; Nov. 22, p. 1359. Friends Journal Letter from the Past Number 202 recalls that John Bright intervened with Abraham Lincoln in 1863 to obtain a pardon for a young Englishman accused of piracy in the cause of the Confederacy.—July 15, 1963, pp. 311-312. A brief history of the Woodlawn Meeting House near Alexandria, Virginia, is found in "New Life for an Old Meeting House" by Christine Buckman.— Aug. 1, 1963, pp. 334-335. Plans for "East Nottingham Brick Meeting House Restoration" and some of the history of this oldest meetinghouse in Baltimore Yearly Meeting are told by Dorothy W. Greer and Edward Plumstead—Sept. 15, 1963, pp. 394-395. "Shaw's Kinship to Quakers" by Warren S. Smith explores George Bernard Shaw's interest in Friends and his sympathy with them. He never joined Friends, and probably never attended a Quaker Meeting, but in his life reflected many characteristics which Friends attempt to achieve.—Oct. 1, pp. 416-417. In Letter from the Past Number 203, entitled "Langford of Antigua," Henry J. Cadbury discusses early Quakers on that island and especially Jonas Langford, a leading figure. He describes an interesting episode when Friends were required in wartime to do "civilian work of national importance" in lieu of serving in the militia.—Oct. 1, 1963, pp. 417-418. In "Friends and Funerals" Willard Heiss summarizes the beliefs and practices of Friends regarding the burial of the dead, emphasizing simplicity. He does not refer to Mitford, The American Way of Death, but does suggest several Quaker publications.—Oct. 15, pp. 440-441. In "Haverford Acquires Rare Penn Brochure" Edwin B. Bronner summarizes the type of information which Penn provided for prospective colonists, 60 Articles in Quaker Periodicals61 and especially that in A Brief Account of Pennsilvania . . . (1682).—Oct. 15, pp. 443-444. Everett L. Hunt in "Quakers—Yesterday and Tomorrow" makes the point that Quakerism is as relevant today as it was in earlier generations. The emphasis on feeling and experience is still needed in the changing world, along with the emphasis on the intellect, and Friends can cultivate both.—Dec. 1, pp. 511-512, 516; Dec. 15, 534-536. Friends' Quarterly A brief reminiscence of "Caroline E. Stephen" by Lyra Trueblood Wolkins throws additional light on the late nineteenth-century English Friend who died in 1909.—Vol. 14, No. 7 (July, 1963), pp. 307-311. An account of Joseph Southall, "A Quaker Artist and Rebel," by Margaret M. Harvey throws considerable light on the Friend whose dates were 18611944 —Vol. 14, No. 8 (Oct., 1963), pp. 353-361. Journal of the Friends' Historical Society Twenty-four "Irish Quaker Diaries," which are mainly personal in nature, are discussed by Olive C. Goodbody. These diaries, deposited at the Historical Library, Dublin, range in date from 1697 to 1905.-50 (1962), 51-64. Richard T. Vann, in "Diggers and Quakers—A Further Note," continues his research in this interesting, if elusive, topic.—50 (1962), 65-68. Additional information about "George Watkinson of Scotton (d. 1670)" has recently come to light and is made available to students in this brief note. —50 (1962), 69-71. In "Bibliotheca Furliana Revisited," Samuel A. Golden calls attention to the catalogue of Benjamin Furly's library and urges more study of it.—50 (1962), 72-76. Quaker Life The history of Quakers in Kenya...

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ISSN
1934-1504
Print ISSN
0033-5053
Pages
pp. 60-61
Launched on MUSE
2012-04-04
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