This lesson explores the Edward Hicks painting, The Peaceable Kingdom (1820), beginning with a famous passage from the book of Isaiah. The focus then turns to the background of the painting depicting the treaty between William Penn and early Friends with the Lenni Lenape people (Delaware tribe). Themes include peace, equality, integrity, the Bible and Quaker history.
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Author: Connie Adams
Illustrator: Edward Hicks
Publisher: Heartland Monthly Meeting. Wichita Kansas
Preparation Time: 0.50
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