Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Other titles||Remembering our time and work is the Lords|
|Series||The Pennsylvania history and culture series|
|LC Classifications||F157.B3 G84 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005010854|
If you're interested in delving into the rich history of Quakers on the eighteenth-century Pennsylvania frontier, look no further than "Rememb'ring our time and work is the Lords" by Karen Guenther. Published in 2005, this captivating book will transport you back in time, allowing you to uncover the experiences of Quakers in Berks County during this pivotal period.
"Rememb'ring our time and work is the Lords" explores the trials, triumphs, and daily lives of Quakers in Berks County, Pennsylvania, during the 18th century. Guenther skillfully brings together historical records, personal accounts, and anecdotes to provide a comprehensive and immersive understanding of the Quaker community during this era.
One of the key focuses of this book is the Exeter Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1742-1829), a vital meeting place for Quakers in Berks County. Guenther delves into the history, activities, and contributions of this influential Quaker organization, shedding light on its role in shaping the community's social and religious fabric.
The book also explores the pioneers of Berks County and the hardships they faced on the Pennsylvania frontier. From the difficulties of establishing settlements to the constant threat of conflicts with Native Americans, "Rememb'ring our time and work is the Lords" provides a vivid and authentic depiction of frontier life in this region.
Guenther skillfully weaves together historical research to give readers a sense of the social conditions that prevailed in 18th century Berks County, including the influence of Quakers. This provides a deeper understanding of the community's values, norms, and social dynamics during this period of history.
For history enthusiasts, "Rememb'ring our time and work is the Lords" offers valuable insight into Pennsylvania's colonial period, ca. 1600-1775. By exploring the experiences of Quakers in Berks County, readers gain a unique perspective on the broader historical context and the challenges faced by settlers during these formative years.
Religious life and customs play a significant role in "Rememb'ring our time and work is the Lords." Guenther highlights the fervent faith and religious practices embraced by the Quaker community in Berks County, allowing readers to gain insight into the spiritual beliefs and practices that shaped their daily lives.
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