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Women and Quakerism in the 17th Century

By Christine Trevett

Paperback: 172 pages
Publisher: William Sessions Limited, U.K. (1992)
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.8 x 0.5 inches
Product Weight: 10.7 ounces
Condition: New

Price: $11.00

Synopsis

In her introduction to Women and Quakerism in the 17th Century, British author Christine Trevett writes: “I started to write this book because no-one else had. The more I read of Quaker history, the clearer it became to me that women’s story was relatively little represented in it. The more of the work of modern feminist historians and theologians I read, the more apparent it was that they believed there had been something distinctive about seventeenth-century Quaker teaching and practice where women were concerned. Yet British Quakers did not seem to be responding to this enquiry about their history. This was different from the situation in the USA…”