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Can Quakerism Speak to the Times?

By John H. Hobart

Pendle Hill Pamphlet #78 (1954)


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What is the best way to interpret Quakerism in the modern world, the author asks.

About the Author(s)

John H. Hobart (1902-1988) was born in London, England, and graduated from the Saffron Walden Friends School and the University of London. In 1924 he moved to Canada, where he founded the Montreal Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. He served as clerk of the Meeting for many years. He moved to the Philadelphia area in 1947 and worked with the American Friends Service Committee. David McCay Inc. published his autobiography, Quaker by Convincement, in 1951. He served as director of Pendle Hill from 1954 to 1956 and as dean in 1962. While he served as director Pendle Hill published Can Quakerism Speak to the Times? He addressed the importance of continuing revelation and keeping Quakerism responsive to a changing society. Hobart was a teacher and administrator at the Moorestown Friends School before retiring in 1967. He wrote a biography of Chester Regan, the headmaster of that school from 1925 to 1955. For recreation over many years, John Hobart played at the Fairmount Cricket Club.

Pendle Hill Pamphlet #78

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Weight 2.3 oz