Quaker Studies Workshop: When George Fox spoke to the New World

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Quaker Studies Workshop: When George Fox spoke to the New World

Time: 2nd mo. 12, 2011 from 9:30am to 3pm
Location: Beacon Hill Friends House
Street: 6 Chestnut St.
City/Town: Boston, MA 02108
Website or Map: http://www.bhfh.org
Phone: 617-965-7042
Event Type: boston, workshop
Organized By: Sarah Spencer
Latest Activity: 2nd month 9, 2011

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During his trip to the New World, George Fox offered this message to Friends gathered in New England and a member of the Borden family had the presence of mind to take notes! Eric Edwards was looking at the Swarthmore papers (the chief documentary source for early Quaker history, a collection of letters and papers at Devonshire House containing about 1400 original documents) seeking as yet unpublished epistles from Fox. There he came across this set of notes in which he finds both historical interest and meaty content for Friends today to chew on.


While we have a lot of Fox's written (or dictated) words - epistles and his journal - it's rare to be able to study his spoken word. In this one day workshop Eric will set the context for Fox's message and then we will consider what in Fox's word speaks to us, today.

Register now for this Quaker Studies program http://www.bhfh.org/qsp/qspWhatFoxSaid.html Choose secure online payment, or pay by check but sign up using our secure online form! Financial aid is always available. Note your need when you sign up!

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Comment by Sarah Spencer on 2nd mo. 9, 2011 at 11:41am
There's still time to sign up for this.  If you don't register in advance, there's a $5 added fee so sign up now if you are interested!

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