A korai kvékerek és Magyarország : egy levél és kontextusa

Maczelka, Csaba: A korai kvékerek és Magyarország : egy levél és kontextusa. Acta historiae litterarum hungaricarum, (30). pp. 311-327. (2011)

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Abstract

This paper provides an introduction to a curious case of religious contact between England and Hungary in the 17th century. After certain changes in the domestic setting, English Quakers launched a fervent (and in many cases apparently irrational) missionary campaign to foreign lands. In the New World, such efforts were rather successful. Dutch and German missions could also yield some — at least temporary — results. However, more opposition was to be encountered in contemporary Hungary, as the case of John Philly and William Moore will show. The two minor Quaker figures set out on a missionary journey to Hungary in 1662. The journey had a miserable end: the two Friends were put to prison, and they were questioned and tortured for months. Their suffering is retold in an epistle addressed to a major figure of the Dutch Quaker mission, and provides important, yet naturally biased insight into their treatment. The paper aims to provide a basic context for this letter, and to highlight some problems. for future research.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Acta historiae litterarum hungaricarum
Date: 2011
Volume: 30
Page Range: pp. 311-327
ISSN: 0586-3708
Language: magyar
Uncontrolled Keywords: Irodalomtudomány
Additional Information: Bibliogr. a lábjegyzetekben; Ismertetett mű: Csaba Maczelka: The early quakers and Hungary: a letter in context
Date Deposited: 2016. Oct. 15. 07:05
Last Modified: 2018. Jul. 23. 09:04
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/1122

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