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The Quaker economist

global issues of concern to Quakers

by John P. Powelson

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Published by Horizon Society Publications in Boulder, CO .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesClassic liberal Quaker (Online), Quaker economist (Online)
Statement[edited by] Jack Powelson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX7757.P888 Q1 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 349 p. ;
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24382355M
ISBN 100961824239
ISBN 109780961824235
OCLC/WorldCa52306139

Quakers, also called Friends, are a historically Christian denomination whose formal name is the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church. Members of the various Quaker movements are all generally united by their belief in the ability of each human being to experientially access the light within, or "that of God in every one".. Some profess the priesthood of all believers, a doctrine Founder: George Fox. Viking Economics: How the Scandinavians Got It Right-and How We Can, Too Liberals worldwide invoke Scandinavia as a promised land of equality, while most conservatives fear it as a hotbed of liberty-threatening socialism. But the left and right can usually agree on one thing: that the Nordic system is impossible to rep.

Edith Abbott (–), American economist, social worker, educator, and author; Daron Acemoglu (b. ), Turkish-born American economist, Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and winner of the John Bates Clark Medal; Nicola Acocella (b. ), Italian economist known for his holistic contribution to systematisation and development of Economic policy and for the. PLACING AN ORDER- Online through this website. You can search for books by title or subject matter, put them in your cart, and pay for them online using a credit card. - Phone at Monday through Friday, am to pm Eastern - Mail, with a check to QuakerBooks of FCG enclosedSend your mail order to QuakerBooks, c/o PSSC, 46 Development Rd, Fitchburg, MA

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The Religious Society of Friends began as a movement in England in the midth century in s are informally known as Quakers, as they were said "to tremble in the way of the Lord".The movement in its early days faced strong opposition and persecution, but it continued to expand across the British Isles and then in the Americas and Africa.


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The Quaker Economist is a free electronic journal devoted to examining worldwide economic, social, and political problems as if people matter. It harks back to original Quaker beliefs in the validity and importance of the individual. Readers are cordially invited to send us brief commentary on these essays.

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The Quaker book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Glasgow, In the grip of the worst winter for years, the city is b /5. “The Quaker view” Quakers hold to a “testimony of equality”. Friends believe that all people are equal in the eyes of God Friends’ attitude towards egalitarianism is also demonstrated by their refusal to practice “hat honour” (Quakers refused to take their hats off or bow to anyone regardless of title or rank), and their rejection of styles and titles (such as Mr, Mrs, Lord.

During the s, many of them left England to settle in what is now Pennsylvania, and inQuaker leader William Penn parlayed a debt owed to his father into a charter for the colony. By Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bellers, John, John Bellers, London, Toronto [etc.] Cassell and Co.

[] (OCoLC) The Quakers, – The Evolution of an Alternative Community (The New History of Quakerism Book 2) by Richard C. Allen and Rosemary Moore. But I do like books off the beaten track. One book that not many Friends know about is Joseph Phipps's The Original and Present State of Man.

It was the major Quaker theological work of the 18th century and one Quaker historian has said that at one time every meetinghouse in America had a copy of Phipps. It still holds up well. The Quaker Economist announces with pride and pleasure the online publication of A History of Wealth and Poverty: Why Some Nations are Rich and Many Poor, by Jack Powelson.

Originally published in by the University of Michigan Press as Centuries of Economic Endeavor, this new electronic edition is now available to the public at no cost. The book is divided into two parts - the first is a historic review of the economic impact of Quakers from their rise in the seventeenth century revealing their economic and financial importance through the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and then their decline as an economic force in the twentieth century/5(8).

Quakers Politics and Economics - Volume 5 of the Quakers and the Disciplines series from Friends Association for Higher Education (FAHE).

For over years, Quakers (members of the Religious Society of Friends) have offered unapologetic prophetic witness to the formation of public policy and to scholarly discourse in political science and economics.

The Quaker Economist is the proud publisher of an online eBook entitled A History of Wealth and Poverty: Why Some Nations are Rich and Many Poor, by Jack Powelson. Originally published in by the University of Michigan Press as Centuries of Economic Endeavor, this new electronic edition is now available to the public at no cost.

Viking Economics: How the Scandinavians Got it Right and How We Can, Too, by George Lakey, This book by Lakey gave me a good sense of what an economy looks like whose purpose is not maximization of wealth by the wealthy, but freedom and equality and sustainability/5.

Books-- News-- Features-- Archives-- The Inside Story Edited by John Mark Ockerbloom ([email protected]) Data for this curated collection listing is CC0. Unless you happen to be a Quaker, most of your impressions of this particular sect probably come from books such as Friendly Persuasion--maybe even right off the side of a box of quick-cooking e in the popular conception of these soberly clad, peaceable individuals who quaintly address each other as "thou" and "thee" is there a place for either religious/5.

For Quakers, the new economy makes possible: "a way of living that will free us from the bondage of material things and mere conventions, that will raise no barrier between man and man, and will put no excessive burden of labour upon any by reason of our superfluous demands.".

Why is it that Quaker economist Kenneth Boulding (–) was one of the first social scientists to recognize Earth’s ecological context as the primary reference for all progressive thinking, policy, and action with regard to the human future. The answer, I suggest, is as obvious as the full moon in a cloudless night sky.

Each letter of The Quaker Economist is copyright by its author. However, you have permission to forward it to your friends (Quaker or no) as you wish and invite them to subscribe at no cost.

Please mention The Quaker Economist as you do. Meeting for Reading is a column that offers reviews of new and forthcoming books intended to nurture spiritual deepening among Friends.

The books selected are particularly useful to Meeting book discussion groups. The Kendal Sparrow: A Novel of Elizabeth Fletcher by Barbara Schell Luetke, PhD. QuakerPress, Richly imagined, grounded in truth, and inspired by its author’s deep awareness.Pennsylvania’s emergence as a cradle of American democracy and freedom of thought owed much to the initially lofty, Quaker-inspired ideals of the Penn family who founded the place; then radical.LANCASHIRE QUAKERS AND THE TITHE, NICHOLAS J.

MORGAN DEPARTMENT OF SCOTTISH HISTORY, UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW The Quaker refusal to pay tithes, either to clerics or lay impropriators, was the main cause of friction between Friends and the established authorities in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

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