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A Social History of Quakers in Scotland, 1800-2000

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A Social History of Quakers in Scotland, 1800-2000

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A Social History of Quakers in Scotland, 1800-2000 by Paul F. Burton
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This study shows the change in the Society of Friends (Quakers) in Scotland from the beginning of the nineteenth century, when it was in a perilous state and appeared unlikely to survive, to the end of the twentieth, by which time its membership was steadily increasing - in marked contrast to many other denominations. By analysis of primary sources, including minutes of Meetings, birth, marriage and death records, and contemporary journals, the demographics of Society membership are charted over the two centuries under consideration. While demonstrating that Scottish Quakerism was rescued from oblivion largely by the efforts of immigrants from England during the nineteenth century, the book also provides an analysis of the views and attitudes of contemporary Scottish Quakers which demonstrate the continuing appeal of an 'active and united body.'

Author Biography

Dr. Paul Burton, after several years in academic librarianship, is currently Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Strathclyde. He holds degrees from the Universities of Sheffield, Glasgow, and Strathclyde. Dr. Burton's interest in Scottish Quakerism arose out of his doctoral work in History. He has published a number of papers on Scottish Friends and is a member of Glasgow Meeting.
Release date NZ
May 15th, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations (some col.)
Imprint
Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Pages
392
ISBN-13
9780773454521
Product ID
1830880

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