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Religion Denominations

From Quaker to Upper Canadian

Faith and Community among Yonge Street Friends, 1801-1850

by (author) Robynne Rogers Healey

Publisher
McGill-Queen's University Press
Initial publish date
Oct 2006
Category
Denominations
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780773531369
    Publish Date
    Oct 2006
    List Price
    $110.00
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9780773577619
    Publish Date
    Oct 2006
    List Price
    $95.00

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From Quaker to Upper Canadian is the first scholarly work to examine the transformation of this important religious community from a self-insulated group to integration within Upper Canadian society. Through a careful reconstruction of local community dynamics, Healey argues that the integration of this sect into mainstream society was the result of religious schisms that splintered the community and compelled Friends to seek affinities with other religious groups as well as the effect of cooperation between Quakers and non-Quakers.

About the author

Robynne Rogers Healey is Professor of History and Codirector of the Gender Studies Institute at Trinity Western University. She is the author of From Quaker to Upper Canadian: Faith and Community Among Yonge Street Friends, 1801–1850, and the coeditor of Quaker Studies: An Overview; The Current State of the Field.

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