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The intellectual context for the development of Quakerism, 1647-1700

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This thesis considers the development of Quakerism from 1647 to 1700. Changes affecting the movement in this period are often explained as the result of the Quakers' desire for socio-political respectability – that is, their desire to reduce persecution and social exclusion. This thesis does not deny the importance of socio-political factors. However, it argues that they have been exaggerated as a historical force, and that theological factors driving change have been comparatively neglect...

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Theology Faculty
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DPhil
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University of Oxford
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2017-11-15

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