Let Your Words Be Few: Symbolism of Speaking and Silence Among Seventeenth-Century Quakers

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Amid the spiritual and intellectual turmoil of seventeenth-century England, the Quakers emerged and grew into a distinct and enduring religious movement. This book offers a fresh and striking insight into early Quaker history through a study of their distinctive ways of speaking, which, together with their use of silence, served as a specific identifying feature of the movement. Using the combined perspectives of the ethnography of speaking, symbolic anthropology, and the historical sociology of religion, Richard Bauman ...

Let Your Words Be Few: Symbolism of Speaking and Silence Among Seventeenth-Century Quakers 2008, Wheatmark

ISBN-13: 9781604941852

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Let Your Words Be Few: Symbolism of Speaking & Silence Among Seventeenth-Century Quakers 1990, Waveland Press

ISBN-13: 9780881335224

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