Stephen Smith
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Biography

A convert to Quakerism in 1665, Stephen Smith was a prominent figure within the movement for just over a decade, regularly imprisoned and fined for his adherence to the new Christian sect and for writing a number of works in defence of its core doctrines against its detractors. He was a close associate of the leading Quaker, George Fox. Sometime prior to Smith’s convers…

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Meggitt, Justin, “Stephen Smith”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28739>
First published online: 2015



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