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John Woolman

The mind of the Quaker saint

by Edwin Harrison Cady

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Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Selected bibliography: p. 173-178.

Statement[by] Edwin H. Cady...
SeriesThe great American thinkers series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX7795.W7 C3 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationix [1] 182 p.
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24394559M
OCLC/WorldCa1180167

The Journal of John Woolman tells the encouraging and powerful story of John Woolman's life. John Woolman was a 17th century Quaker and abolitionist. His Journal focuses on his moral, spiritual, and intellectual development. In particular, it depicts Woolman's deep concern for equality and : Ebook. John Woolman, (born Octo , Ancocas, 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.

John Woolman was born at Northampton, N. J., in , and died at York, England, in He was the child of Quaker parents, and from his youth was a zealous member of the Society of Friends/5(4). Source: Woolman, John. The Journal and Essays of John Woolman. Rancocas Edition. Gummere, Amelia Mott, ed. Philadelphia: Friends' Book Store and London: Friends' Bookshop, Pages On The Slave Trade. by John Woolman.

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The Journal of John Woolman gives us a look into the mind of a Quaker in the years just prior to the American Revolution. The language is old fashioned and could easily be parodied today but if we focus on the substance and meaning of Woolman's writing rather than its quaint form, we can see the heart felt life ambition who sincerely and intensely devoted his life to furthering the kingdom of God/5.

The Journal of John Woolman is an autobiography by John Woolman () which was published posthumously in by Joseph Crukshank, a Philadelphia Quaker printer. Woolman's journal is one of the longest continually published books in /5(20).

Excellent classic book on missionary work and Quakers in the 18th Century. John Woolman book Woolman was an early opponent of slavery and took every opportunity he could find to let his views be known. John Woolman book was also an advocate for Native Americans and talks extensively about Native American culture in the mid s.

Very, very interesting/5(20). Journal of John Woolman O[F] J E S U S C H R I S T, J O H N W O O L M A N, Late of MOUNT-HOLLY, in the province of NEW-JERSEY. _____ ISAIAH xxxiii. The work of righteousness shall be peace: and the effect of righteous- ness, quietness and assurance for ever.

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. John Woolman was a North American merchant, tailor, journalist, and itinerant Quaker preacher, and an early abolitionist in the colonial era.

Based in Mount Holly, New Jersey, he traveled through frontier areas of British North America to preach Quaker beliefs, and advocate against slavery and the slave trade, cruelty to animals, economic injustices and oppression, and conscription/5.

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Summary; Themes; You'll also get access. Two years before his death, John Woolman had a dream in which he heard an angel announce, "John Woolman is dead." When he awoke, he pondered what the dream meant. The Journal of John Woolman is the autobiography of North American slavery abolitionist, journalist, and merchant John Woolman.

Published after Woolman’s death, and continuously into the present day, it is now one of the longest-published books in the Western world. The Journal of John Woolman Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Journal of John Woolman is a great resource to ask questions, Author: John Woolman.

InWoolman traveled to England, where he urged Quakers to support abolition of slavery. Woolman published numerous essays, especially against slavery.

He kept a journal throughout his life; it was published posthumously, entitled The Journal of John Woolman ().Brand: Kensington Publishing Corporation.

Buy The journal of John Woolman by Woolman, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). 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.

This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

The Journal of John Woolman. John Woolman. Houghton, Mifflin, - Quakers - pages. 1 Review. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. I love this book. Reading this book is what led me to seek the Lord and build a relationship with Him.

I reread the Journal ever couple of years.5/5(1). John Woolman's Journal A studious moderation of utterance is the first quality to make itself felt in Woolman's works. To casual or jaded readers who crave the word-embroidery, the heightened note, of the romanticist in style, the result may seem : John Woolman.

Journal of an 18th C. Anti-Slavery Quaker. Note: this edition features for the first time, John Greenleaf Whittier 40 page introduction of John Woolman. In itself an important moment in American literature and history.

John Woolman was a devout Quaker, who lived in. The Journal of John Woolman and a Plea for the Poor by Wood, H. Curtis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Journal of John Woolman. By John Woolman Audio Book: Introductory Note & Chapter 1 John Woolman was born at Northampton, N.

J., inand died at York, England, in He was the child of. The Journal of John Woolman. By John Woolman Audio Book: Chapter 9 John Woolman was born at Northampton, N.

J., inand died at York, England, in. The The Journal of John Woolman Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by Author: John Woolman.

In her Rancocas Edition of The Journal and Essays of John Woolman published in by The Macmillan Company, Amelia Mott Gummere, founder of the The John Woolman Memorial Association, wrote that the sepia drawing included in the sale of the estate of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W.

Pennypacker and the frontispiece of her book was almost certainly a drawing of John Woolman by his .The abolitionist John Woolman () has been described as a "Quaker saint," an isolated mystic, singular even among a singular people.

But as historian Geoffrey Plank recounts, this tailor, hog producer, shopkeeper, schoolteacher, and prominent Quaker minister was very much enmeshed in his local community in colonial New Jersey and was.

Introduction -- Advertisement to the reader -- The testimony of friends in Yorkshire -- A testimony of the monthly-meeting of friends -- A journal of the life, and travels of John Woolman -- The last epistle and other writings -- Considerations on the true harmony of mankind -- An epistle to the quarterly and monthly meetings of friends.