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Author Jordan, Ryan P., 1977-

Title Slavery and the meetinghouse [electronic resource] : the Quakers and the abolitionist dilemma, 1820-1865 / Ryan P. Jordan.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2007.

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Description xiv, 175 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-161) and index.
Contents Introduction: Quakers, slavery, and the "peaceable kingdom" -- Quaker gradualists and the challenge of abolitionism -- Slavery, religious liberty, and the "political" abolitionism of the Indiana Anti-Slavery Friends -- Friends and the "children of Africa" : Quaker abolitionists confront the Negro pew -- "Progressive" Friends and the government of God -- Quaker pacifism and civil disobedience in the antebellum period -- Conclusion: "Fighting Quakers," abolitionists, and the Civil War.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery and the church -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States.
Quakers -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century.
Quaker abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Church history.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0253348609 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253348609 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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