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"Wesley's Wars" discusses the theological wars that John Wesley waged on behalf of "true religion," a religion of the heart. They were fought to protect the people in his society who trusted him with their spiritual health, and he took that seriously. He waged war on incorrect ideas of original sin, predestination, the church, and Christian perfection.
Paperback, First, 238 pages
Published May 2012 by WestBow Press
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Joshua Macer
Nov 25, 2013 Joshua Macer rated it it was amazing
I won this book in a goodreads giveaway!
I was very impressed by this book. Mr Ewbank, is very knowledgeable on Wesley.
This book provided some very good insight into his life.
I recommend this book strongly to any religious or history buff.
Go and pick it up and give it a read!
J. Ewbank
Oct 22, 2013 J. Ewbank rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Since it is my book I do like it.

“Wesley’s Wars” discusses the theological wars John Wesley waged on behalf of “true religion,” a religion of the heart. They were fought to protect the people in his society who trusted him with their spiritual health, and he took that seriously. He waged war on incorrect ideas of original sin, predestination, the church, and Christian perfection. It is available through WestBow publishing a division of Thomas Nelson.
The earlier book, “John Wesley, Natural Man,
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I was very happy I had the chance to read Wesley's Wars. Sometimes winning a GoodReads giveaway (as in this case) allows me to indulge a reading interest I would otherwise defer, possible indefinitely.

I have always been a student of religious texts as a way of getting closer to God. I have recently been interested in reading more theological work for contemplation. Moreover, I have been doing a lot of genealogical research on ance
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Greg Dill
Apr 25, 2016 Greg Dill rated it liked it
Heavy on theology. A lot of rehashing of old doctrines. Agree with most of Wesley's theology, but not his stand on original sin. And, this is the doctrine that the author insists all others rest upon. Wesley is a product of Enlightenment-era dualistic theology for which I have moved a bit away from. However, what Wesley gets very right in my opinion is his unique doctrine of prevenient grace. Which, I don't necessarily believe must compliment the problem of original sin. Nevertheless, I am a fan ...more
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J. Robert Ewbank is a third generation Methodist minister who graduated from Baker University, Baldwin, Kansas, in 1955 with a B.A. in psychology with honors and from Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois with an M. Div. in theology in 1958. He returned three years later to work with Dr. Philip S. Watson on a master’s in the theology of John Wesley.

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