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09 February 2007


An authority on early Quakers - preview

Ben Pink Dandelion reviews a book explaining many ideas from the beginning of Quakerism

Authority and the Early Quakers by Jack Dobbs
  • Published by Martin Hartog, Frenchay, £10
  • Available from the Quaker Bookshop

    The last twenty years have seen a huge growth in the academic study of Quakerism and the scholarly understanding of Quakerism has benefited hugely
  • The problem is that this doesn't always help the Quaker on the bench
  • New insights are either hidden as unpublished theses on library shelves, packed away in obscure and/or expensive books or written in inaccessible language
  • Here's a book which combines first rate scholarly insight and accessibility at a very affordable price
  • Indeed, this volume is outstanding value for money

  • Ben Pink Dandelion

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