The Friend Volume 95

The Friend Volume 95

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... John William Graham has said in his review in the Manchester Guardian--"The work of this history has been remarkably well done. It is a monument of research into facts hidden in ancient and generally dull journals. It is imbued throughout with the spirit of fairness and with a real sympathy for both sides of a controversy.... One might have supposed in advance that it would have been better to entrust the English portion of the story to an English writer, but no feeling of that sort remains after a perusal of the volumes. Rufus M. Jones has many English affiliations, and may almost be said to live on both sides of the sea." Any reader of the book who studies the chapter on the work of the London Meeting for Sufferings, or the account of the Beaconite controversy, or of the influence in England of the Adult School movement will see how thorough is the author's knowledge and how wise his judgments. We, in London Yearly Meeting, have our own parochial tendencies, our own incapacity for seeing the wood because we are so occupied with the trees; and it is because the writing of this history has been in the hands of a man with a world-outlook on philosophy and religion and life that Friends have now the great opportunity of studying their two hundred and fifty years of experience as a great experiment in spiritual religion of world-wide significance. EXTRACTS FROM LETTERS OF WILLIAM BACON EVANS, RAS-EL-METN, SYRIA. Kindly selected by Mary Harlan Rhoads. (Concluded from page 328.) (note.--Emily Oliver and W. B. E. attended an Educational Conference in Jerusalem in Third Month, 1921.) On Third-day morning, Emily Oliver, Christopher Naish, two ladies from the British-Syrian Mission and self left Beyrouth by auto. We soon entered a vast...show more

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  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 989g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802055
  • 9781236802057