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Slavery and the Meetinghouse

The Quakers and the Abolitionist Dilemma, 1820-1865

by Ryan P. Jordan

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Quakers (Religious Society of Friends),
  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Christianity - Quaker,
  • United States - Antebellum Era,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • 19th century,
  • Abolitionists,
  • Antislavery movements,
  • Slavery and the church,
  • Society of Friends,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10228845M
    ISBN 100253348609
    ISBN 109780253348609

    In , the Baptists erected a two-story Meetinghouse. Nearby were the sexton house, an old school and a hitching ground for buggies. In , The Meetinghouse was remodeled, and the pew arrangement was enlarged. Today, The Meetinghouse stands as it did centuries before. Webster's Spelling Book, until I could make them all without looking on the book. By this time, my little Master Thomas had gone to school, and learned how to write, and had written over a number.

    Slavery and African American Religion. Sources. Christianization. One of the most important developments in African American culture in this era was the spread of Christianity within both the slave and free black communities. In the Southern colonies, where most American slaves lived, Anglican missionaries led the way. Domestic slavery and sometimes concubine slavery appeared among the nomadic Arabs, among Native Americans primarily devoted to hunting, and among the seafaring Vikings. Some ascribe the beginnings of slavery to war and the consequent subjection of one group by another.

    went beyond simply protesting slavery and actively fought for emancipation and fair treatment of African Americans. Historian Ryan Jordan in his book, Slavery and the Meetinghouse: the 1 James H. Madison, The Indiana Way: A State History (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, ), Henry Clay was a controversial figure in the Society of Friends. As a leading statesman and compelling orator, Clay initially commanded a large Quaker following--especially among the Orthodox--but his support gradually waned (Ryan P. Jordan, Slavery and the ngton: Indiana Univ. Press, p. 51).


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January 4, • Ryan Jordan, author of Slavery and the Meetinghouse: The Quakers and the Abolitionist Dilemma, explains the role of Quakers in the abolition of slavery. We also hear from Clinton Pettus, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Director of the American Friends Service Committee.

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Slavery and the meetinghouse: the Quakers and the abolitionist dilemma, [Ryan P Jordan] -- In the years before the Civil War, the Society of Friends opposed the abolitionist campaign for an immediate end to slavery and considered abolitionists within the church as heterodox radicals.

Ryan P. Jordan explores the limits of religious dissent in antebellum America, and reminds us of the difficulties facing Quaker reformers who tried peacefully to end slavery.

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We also hear from Clinton Pettus, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Director of the American Friends Service Committee, as he discusses current projects aimed at injustices.The book makes for odd reading—a mixture of autobiography, prophetic biblical polemic against slavery, writings by others, surreal descriptions of slavery in Barbados and a scathing account of.

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