The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction - Very Short Introductions (Paperback)
  • The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction - Very Short Introductions (Paperback)
zoom

The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction - Very Short Introductions (Paperback)

(author)
£7.99
Paperback 160 Pages / Published: 28/02/2008
  • In stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
The Quakers are a fascinating religious group both in their origins and in the variety of reinterpretations of the faith since. Emerging from the social unrest of the English civil war, the Quakers have gone on to have an influence way beyond their numbers: be it their continued stance against war or their pioneering work against slavery. At the same time, Quakers maintain a distinctive worship method to achieve the direct encounter with God which has been at the heart of the movement since its beginning. This book charts the history of Quakerism and its present-day diversity, and outlines its approach to worship, belief, theology and language, and ecumenism. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199206797
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 133 g
Dimensions: 174 x 112 x 8 mm

You may also be interested in...

Life of St Columba
Added to basket
Confessions
Added to basket
£12.00
Hardback
Medieval Wall Paintings
Added to basket
The Sunday Missal (Blue edition)
Added to basket
The Holy Blood And The Holy Grail
Added to basket
The Missionary Position
Added to basket
The Confessions
Added to basket
£12.99
Hardback
A History of Christianity
Added to basket
The Weight of Glory
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Huguenots
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
The Vatican Pimpernel
Added to basket
Under The Banner of Heaven
Added to basket
The Popes
Added to basket
Gravity and Grace
Added to basket
£15.99
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.