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SEP 27

Exploring the writing of early Quaker women

27 - 29 September 2019, Ulverston

Get to know important 17th century Quaker women with Stuart Masters from Woodbrooke.

Swarthmoor Hall, home of Margaret Fell and headquarters of early Quakers

The early Quaker movement was unusual in the freedom it afforded women to be preachers, prophets and writers, known as 'Mothers of Israel'. This course enables you to explore the lives and writings of a number of important 17th century Quaker women. This will include Margaret Fell, Martha Simmonds, Sarah Blackbarrow, Dorothy White, and Elizabeth Bathurst. In our sessions we shall get to know these women using short talks, the reading of texts, and group discussion within a safe and friendly atmosphere.

Led by: Stuart Masters

£245 ensuite, full board £170 non-residential, full board

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Swarthmoor Hall

Telephone: 01229 583204

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Date & time

Start: 17:00 on 27 September 2019

Finish: 14:00 on 29 September 2019

Location

Swarthmoor Hall
Swarthmoor Hall Lane
Ulverston
LA12 0JQ
United Kingdom

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