George Fox: The Journal (Penguin Classics)
This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Coming from humble origins, George Fox spent years in search of spiritual enlightenment before experiencing several revelations, or "openings, " which became the basis of Quaker theology. After the formation of the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers, in 1652, Fox and his associates suffered under brutal persecution from the English government. Fox's Journal, initially dictated to his stepson-in-law when they were both imprisoned in the mid-1670s, combines burning rage against social injustice and a visionary sense of God "rising" through all creation with a forthright account of his own persecution and suffering. Written in a style that, in some respects, anticipates the work of James Joyce and other great modernists, it is, as Nigel Smith writes in his Introduction, not only "a classic of spiritual and autobiographical writing" but "an important literary achievement in its own right."For this new edition Nigel Smith has "cleaned up" a difficult text to enhance the coherence of the main narrative while retaining the immediacy and excitement of the original. Four appendices -- extracts from Fox's letters, descriptions of his travels in Ireland and America, and William Penn's Preface to the first printed edition -- supplement the main text. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_usedgood_0140433996
Über diesen Titel:
Über den Autor: George Fox was born in 1624 in Leicestershire to a firmly Puritan family. He was a magnetic preacher, attracting a large following, and went on to become the foremost figure in the Quaker (Society of Friends) international religious movement. He traveled widely to Ireland, America, and Europe before dying in London in 1691. Nigel Smith is a Reader in English at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Keble College.
Titel: George Fox: The Journal (Penguin Classics)
Verlag: Penguin Classics
Einband: Soft cover
Zahlungsarten, die dieser Verkäufer akzeptiert
Lewiston, NY, USA
AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 7. Mai 2014
We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the AbeBooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind
about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link
to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.
Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.