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How the Quakers Invented America

By David Yount

Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 28, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.8 x 0.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 13.3 ounces
Condition: Used/very good (ex-libris w/usual stamps)

Price: $19.95 $14.95

Synopsis

Nationally-syndicated columnist David Yount shows how Quakers and the Society of Friends shaped the basic distinctive features of American life, from the days of the colonies, revolution and founders, to the civil rights movements of modern times: freedom, equality, community, straightforwardness, and spirituality. Quaker preparatory schools and colleges continue to guide future generations of mostly non-Quaker students. Quaker spirituality is the basis for much of contemporary Christian spirituality. Yount makes clear that America would not have become what it is without the profound influence of the Friends.