"Quakerism and the Ecumenical Movement"
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of a paper submitted at the Yale Divinity School in 1955 by Earl G. Harrison. The paper provides a historical overview of Quakerism from the emergence of the Society of Friends to the Orthodox-Hicksite and the Wilburite-Gurneyite separations. Harrison discusses both groups of Quakers in favor of, and opposed to, the ecumenical movement, and analyzes trends towards unity within Quakerism.
- Harrison, Earl G. (Person)
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Earl G. Harrison (1932-2003) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1932, the son of Earl G. Harrison and Carol R. Sensenig. He was raised in Rose Valley, Pennsylvania, and attended Westtown School, Haverford College, Yale University, and Columbia University Teachers College. He served as the Headmaster of Westtown School from 1968 to 1978, and as Head of the Sidwell Friends School in Washington D.C. from 1978 to 1998. Earl G. Harrison died in November, 2003.
0.02 Linear Feet (1 folder)
The manuscript of Earl G. Harrison provides a historical overview of Quakerism from the emergence of the Society of Friends to the Orthodox-Hicksite and the Wilburite-Gurneyite separations. Harrison discusses both groups of Quakers in favor of, and opposed to, the ecumenical movement, and analyzes trends towards unity within Quakerism.
"Quakerism and the Ecumenical Movement" by Earl G. Harrison was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1960 by Earl G. Harrison.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.
- "Quakerism and the Ecumenical Movement," 1955
- Kara Flynn
- September, 2015
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