Elizabeth Cazden* In 1951 the two Quaker congregations in Newport and Portsmouth, Rhode Island that made up transferred their affiliation from New England Yearly Meeting to the evangelical Ohio Yearly Meeting (Damascus).1 The disputes leading up to the transfer exemplify liberal-evangelical tensions within the Gurneyite wing of the Society of Friends as well as in other Protestant denominations. was one of the oldest Quaker meetings on this continent. Portsmouth and Newport, settled in part by Anne Hutchinson and her followers, proved fertile soil for early Quaker missionaries, and meetings for worship were held on the island from at least 1658. The first general gathering, considered the beginning of New England Yearly Meeting, was held in Newport in 1 661 . Within twenty years after the 1845 division, only the Gurneyite monthly meeting survived. As Thomas Hamm has explored in detail, in the early years ofthis century the Five Years Meeting, to which New England belonged, was deeply affected by the changing intellectual climate within the Protestant world.2 Despite the orthodox language of the 1902 Uniform Discipline, modernism became the dominant stream at least among the leadership. Haverford philosophy professor Rufus M. Jones, a lifelong member of South China,
Quaker History – Friends Historical Association
Published: Apr 4, 1998
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