The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Bible Of Bibles;, by Kersey Graves and Lydia M. Graves This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with. The bible of bibles; or, Twenty-seven “Divine revelations:” containing a by Graves, Kersey, ; Graves, Lydia M., joint author. Kersey Graves was a skeptic, atheist, rationalist, spiritualist, reformist writer, who was popular Before Christ (), and The Bible of Bibles; Or, Twenty-Seven ” Divine Revelations”: Containing a Description of Twenty-seven Bibles, and an.

Author: Kazijin Domuro
Country: Republic of Macedonia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Personal Growth
Published (Last): 15 October 2012
Pages: 276
PDF File Size: 18.90 Mb
ePub File Size: 12.12 Mb
ISBN: 813-2-14522-135-9
Downloads: 91747
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Dolabar

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Or, Twenty-Seven “Divine Revelations”: Want to Read saving….

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page.

The Bible of Bibles: Paperbackpages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Kersey Graves

To ask other readers questions about The Bible of Biblesplease sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Coty rated it really liked gravew Oct 09, Prince added it Sep 30, BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 16, Erik marked it as to-read May 05, Tony Dean added it Jan 16, Maia Donachy marked it as to-read Jun 09, Lois marked it as to-read Jul 07, Melissa marked it as to-read Mar 20, Joseph Alexander is currently reading it Jun 10, Ndem Joseph marked it as to-read Aug 25, Grvaes marked it as to-read Dec biblf, Cosimo Books added it Jan 12, Ali Hussein marked it as to-read Aug 21, Mary L Corley added it Nov 18, Teana Alvin marked it as to-read Oct 07, D Steven Ledingham is currently reading it Sep 30, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Kersey Graves was a skeptic, atheist, spiritualist, Biblex Friend, reformist and writer. He was born in Brownsville, Pennsylvania. His parents were Quakers, and as a young man he followed them in their observance, and then later moved to the Hicksite wing of Quakerism.

According to one source, Graves did not attend school for more than three or four months in his life, but another source says t Kersey Graves was a skeptic, atheist, spiritualist, Nontheist Friend, reformist and writer. According to one source, Graves did not attend school for more than three or four months in his life, but another source says that he received an “academical education”, and at the age of 19 was teaching in a school at Richmond, a career he was to follow for more than twenty years.

He was an advocate of Abolitionism and was also interested in language reform. He became involved with a number of radical freethinkers within Quakerism. In Augusthe joined a group of about fifty utopian settlers in Wayne County, Indiana. In the same month, he was disowned by his Quaker meeting group due to his neglect of attendance, and also setting up a rival group.


The groups he was associated with later dabbled in mesmerism and spiritualism. They later moved back to Richmond and bought blbles farm. The Goschen Meeting House was a centre of the Congregational Friends and were involved with Temperance and Peace, health reform, anti-slavery, women’s rights and socialistic utopianism.

Kersey Graves – Wikipedia

Graves’ Quaker background conditioned him to the philosophy of the Inner light, whereby all clergy, creeds, and set liturgy in worship were irrelevant, and a hindrance to God’s work. This was intensified by Hicks’s brand of Quakerism – Quietism – where an individual’s spiritual life was most important and all outward manifestations were invalid.

The Congregational Friends were to the left of the Hicksites, and withdrew further from even Christianity and eventually a belief in God.

Graves died at his home just north of Richmond, Indiana on 4 September Garves held the belief that religion corrupted truth, and he evolved into a writer claiming religious belief false. Books by Kersey Graves. Trivia About The Bible of Bibl No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.