Quaker Mediumship and the Search for a Peaceable Kingdom

Lindsay Dicuirci

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Lindsay DiCuirci is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Her book, tentatively titled History’s Imprints: The Afterlives of Colonial Books in Nineteenth-Century America, is forthcoming with the University of Pennsylvania Press’ Material Texts Series. She has published on the politics of antiquarian preservation in the nineteenth-century U.S. and has received funding for her research from the Massachusetts Historical Society, Library Company of Philadelphia and the American Antiquarian Society.

Abstract

Lindsay Dicuirci discusses Quaker activist Isaac Post’s 1852 publication Voices from the Spirit World: Being Communications from Many Spirits. A follower of Quaker separatist Elias Hicks, Post became interested in... [ view full abstract ]

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  1. Lindsay Dicuirci (University of Maryland Baltimore County)

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P08 » On Earth as it is in Heaven (10:15 - Thursday, 22nd March, Enchantment A)

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