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Apocalypse of the Word: The Life and Message…

Apocalypse of the Word: The Life and Message of George Fox (1624-1691)

by Douglas Gwyn

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A study of George Fox's life and spiritual message by one of contemporary Quakerism's most articulate authors. Topics include the universal Light of Christ, Fox's approach to Bible study, the meaning of Quaker worship, and the Lamb's War as understood by early Quakers. ( )
  FriendshipFLibrary | Jan 11, 2019 |
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"A balanced, thorough account of a seventeenth-century figure, who has amazing relevance for our time. Gwyn's analysis shows in a convincing manner that George Fox's type of apocalyptic spiritualism forms a healthy antidote to the apocalyptic chilasm of our day."

j. Christiaan Beker, Richard J. Dearborn Professor of New Testament Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary

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Gwyn emphasizes the apocalyptic perspective behind George Fox's declaration that Christ has come to teach his people himself and describes how it affected Fox's view of preaching, worship, and Church order. This work helps explain the urgency of the message that sparked early Friends.… (more)

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