Download e-book for iPad: Let this life speak: the legacy of Henry Joel Cadbury by Margaret Hope Bacon

By Margaret Hope Bacon

ISBN-10: 0812280458

ISBN-13: 9780812280456

Henry Joel Cadbury made his mark on twentieth-century tradition as a biblical pupil and instructor of worldwide renown, a Quaker chief, and a peace and civil rights activist.

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You see how unsatisfactory to one of these neat, logical minds this approach to Quaker concern is," Henry Cadbury argued. Yet the American Declaration of Independence, for all its ringing phrases of egalitarianism, made no mention of freeing the slaves. 3 Several times in his own life he felt he had followed the path of action into belief, and in his ministry he often reached out to those who hesitated to make a religious commitment until they had completely worked out their theology. Yet he believed that service was only one of many paths.

The Cadbury parents studied the Quaker schools in the Philadelphia area and decided that the best schools were in the city. The two girls attended Friends Select, at Sixteenth and Race, and the four boys were sent to Penn Charter, on the corner of Twelfth and Market, next door to the Twelfth Street Meeting House. Both schools traced their origins to the earliest days of the settlement of Philadelphia and the charter of William Penn. After a year at Friends Select, Henry entered Penn Charter at age seven, two years early, and graduated at fifteen.

Carey Thomas's desire to keep the Haverford boys away from the Bryn Mawr girls was further frustrated by a major fire in Denbeigh Hall on the Bryn Mawr campus during Henry's days at Page 13 Haverford. The fire happened in the middle of the night, and a number of Haverford boys hurried off to see the blaze and to meet the Bryn Mawr girls who had been routed by the flames. Unfortunately, Henry slept through all the excitement. 17 Despite his many interests, Henry continued to be a deeply committed scholar.

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