Memoir of John Woolman by John Woolman

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Published by Tract Association of Friends in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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  • Woolman, John, -- 1720-1772,
  • Quakers -- Biography

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Statementchiefly extracted from a journal of his life and times.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 22086.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17712498M

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John Woolman was an early opponent of slavery and took every opportunity he could find to let his views be known. He was also an advocate for Native Americans and talks extensively about Native American culture in the mid s.

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Based in Mount Holly, New Jersey, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he traveled through frontier areas of British North America to preach Quaker beliefs, and advocate against slavery and the slave Church: Religious Society of Friends.

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The `how' of. John Woolman () was a North American Quaker who ministered to Friends throughout the original thirteen colonies as well as the frontier areas of British North America. He also published several essays, a good number of them focused on the evils of slavery.

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Summary; Themes; You'll also get access. John Woolman, a well known Quaker abolitionist, was born in in Burlington County, New Jersey. Woolman served as a minister of Burlington Monthly Meeting in West Jersey.

He married Sarah Ellis and had one daughter. Woolman felt that slaveholding was inconsistent with Christianity and spent his life travelling, observing and advocating.

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The dyed material represents a masking of not only physical, but spiritual dirt, sin that can be excused or unacknowledged by Christians who wish to continue to reap the economic benefits of slavery. For Woolman, a clean, simple cloth represents a cleansed, moral soul.

Works Cited. Woolman, John. The Journal and Major Essays of John Woolman. John Woolman, (born OctoAncocas, New Jersey [U.S.]—died October 7,York, Yorkshire, England), British-American Quaker leader and abolitionist whose Journal is recognized as one of the classic records of the spiritual inner life.

Until he was 21 Woolman worked for his father, a Quaker farmer. He then moved to Mount Holly, New Jersey, to enter trade. The Journal and Essays of John Woolman by Amelia Mott Gummere, first published inis a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world.

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Woolman's journal is one of the longest continually published books in North America since it has never been out of print. Memoir, history or record composed from personal observation and experience.

Closely related to, and often confused with, autobiography, a memoir usually differs chiefly in there being a greater degree of emphasis placed on external events in memoirs, whereas.

John Woolman deserves to be ranked among the great spiritual leaders of mankind. Exemplifying the highest quality of ethical thought and action, he is comparable to such better known figures as Albert Schweitzer and Mahatma Gandhi.

This pamphlet is one result of an abiding interest in Brand: Pendle Hill Publications. Woolman, John, Online books by this author are available. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Quakers -- United States; Quakers; United States; Filed under: Woolman, John, A Journal of the Life, Gospel Labours, and Christian Experiences of That Faithful Minister of Jesus Christ, John Woolman, Late of Mount-Holly, in the Province of.

This article is intended to serve both as an introduction to John Woolman and a review of the book, John Woolman: Quintessential Quaker, by David Sox (Sessions of York in association with Friends United Press, ). David Sox was raised in North Carolina but now lives in England.

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Woolman showed unusual insight for the time, in that he lived and worked among the Indians, recognizing that the Spirit moved among them also/5(10). John Woolman. – Thought by many to be the central figure of 18 th Century Quaker faith and social reform, he was an abolitionist, reformer, writer and minister.

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John Woolman was born in Ancocas, N.J., and raised in Quaker schools and meetings. He read widely and prepared himself for a variety of.

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