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John Wesley

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A major figure in eighteenth-century Christianity, John Wesley sought to combine the essential elements of the Catholic and Evangelical traditions and to restore to the laity a vital role in church life. He began one of the most dynamic movements in the history of modern Protestantism, a movement which eventually produced the Methodist churches. This volume offers a repres...more
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Published November 13th 1980 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 1979)
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Briana
No idea what to think of this book, other than the vague memory from grade school that John Wesley helped found the Methodist denomination.

I do find a few of his chapter titles interesting.
"The Menace of Antinomianism: A Blow at the Root, or Christ Stabb'd in the House of His Friends" and
"The Struggle with the Calvinists/Predestination Calmly Considered" (Haha, just got through hearing Edwards bashing Arminianism...)

So kids, can anyone tell me what antinomianism means? Guess we'll find out......more
Kev
Every Methodist should have to read this to become a member of our Church. It's beautiful, artful & compehensive.
Jeremy Copeland
I love Wesley, particularly his thoughts on money.
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John Wesley is recognized as the founder of Methodism. An acclaimed preacher, Wesley travelled extensively on horseback and drew large crowds for his outdoor sermons. A contemporary of William Wilberforce, Wesley was a strong voice opposing slavery in England and the United States. His influence upon modern Christianity can be seen by the large number of Methodist organizations in the Wesleyan tra...more
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