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The Liturgies of Quakerism

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The Liturgies of Quakerism explores the nature of liturgy within a form of worship based entirely in silence. Tracing the original seventeenth century Quakers' understanding of the 'liturgy of silence', and what for them replaced the outward forms used in other parts of Christianity, this book explains how early Quaker understandings of 'time', 'history', and 'apocalyptic' led to an inward liturgical form.
The practices and understanding of twenty-first century Liberal Quakers are explored, showing that contemporary Quakers maintain the same kind of liturgical form as their ancestors and yet understand it in a very different way. Breaking new ground in the study of Quaker liturgy, this book contrasts the two periods and looks at some of the consequences for the study of liturgy in general, and Quakerism in particular.

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Author(s):
Pink Dandelion
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2005
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
075463129X
ISBN-13:
9780754631293
Number of pages:
138
Publisher:
Ashgate
Title:
The Liturgies of Quakerism

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The Liturgies of Quakerism explores the nature of liturgy within a form of worship based entirely in silence. Tracing the original seventeenth century Quakers' understanding of the 'liturgy of silence', and what for them replaced the outward forms used in other parts of Christianity, this book explains how early Quaker understandings of 'time', 'history', and 'apocalyptic' led to an inward liturgical form.
The practices and understanding of twenty-first century Liberal Quakers are explored, showing that contemporary Quakers maintain the same kind of liturgical form as their ancestors and yet understand it in a very different way. Breaking new ground in the study of Quaker liturgy, this book contrasts the two periods and looks at some of the consequences for the study of liturgy in general, and Quakerism in particular.

Author(s):
Pink Dandelion
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2005
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
075463129X
ISBN-13:
9780754631293
Number of pages:
138
Publisher:
Ashgate
Title:
The Liturgies of Quakerism

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