Robert Barclay

(1648—1690) religious writer and colonial governor

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Scottish Quaker whose Apology for the True Christian Divinity (1678) is a reasoned defence of Quakerism. His collected works, Truth Triumphant, with a preface by William Penn, were published in 1692.


Subjects: Christianity — Literature.

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