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Books of Interest to Friends

Books of Interest to Friends BOOKS OF INTEREST TO FRIENDS.35 London ; Friends' Book and Tract Committee, 144 East Twentieth Street, New York, Grace W. Blair, Media, Pa., 814 ? 5)4 in., pp. xii, 92. is. 50 cents postpaid. Published for the Friends' Historical Society by Headley Brothers, Ltd., The Personality of George Fox. By A. Neave Brayshaw, B.A., LL.B. . . . With an introduction by Herbert G. Wood, M.A. . . . This short treatise or monograph has been eagerly looked for by students of George Fox's life and character, and they will not be disappointed. It shows clearly that it is the fruit of extensive reading, careful weighing of evidence, and sympathetic yet remarkably impartial judgment. No thoughtful reader, or any student, will think, as the author seems to fear, that he has " overloaded " his volume with " refer- ences and notes." There is no need for any apology. The author says, wisely : " This work is intended to be a picture of the man George Fox, not a consecutive account of his life nor an exposition of his teaching." A thoroughly satisfactory " Life " of Fox has yet to be written. The longest, that by http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of Friends' Historical Society of Philadelphia Friends Historical Association

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BOOKS OF INTEREST TO FRIENDS.35 London ; Friends' Book and Tract Committee, 144 East Twentieth Street, New York, Grace W. Blair, Media, Pa., 814 ? 5)4 in., pp. xii, 92. is. 50 cents postpaid. Published for the Friends' Historical Society by Headley Brothers, Ltd., The Personality of George Fox. By A. Neave Brayshaw, B.A., LL.B. . . . With an introduction by Herbert G. Wood, M.A. . . . This short treatise or monograph has been eagerly looked for by students of George Fox's life and character, and they will not be disappointed. It shows clearly that it is the fruit of extensive reading, careful weighing of evidence, and sympathetic yet remarkably impartial judgment. No thoughtful reader, or any student, will think, as the author seems to fear, that he has " overloaded " his volume with " refer- ences and notes." There is no need for any apology. The author says, wisely : " This work is intended to be a picture of the man George Fox, not a consecutive account of his life nor an exposition of his teaching." A thoroughly satisfactory " Life " of Fox has yet to be written. The longest, that by

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Bulletin of Friends' Historical Society of PhiladelphiaFriends Historical Association

Published: Apr 4, 1919

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