Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Methodists and the Making of America: Organizing to Beat the Devil” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
Methodists and the Mak...
Charles W. Ferguson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Methodists and the Making of America: Organizing to Beat the Devil

3.67  ·  Rating details ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Paperback, 480 pages
Published August 7th 1983 by Eakin Pr (first published August 1983)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Methodists and the Making of America, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Methodists and the Making of America

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-7)
Rating details
Sort: Default
Jun 12, 2012 rated it really liked it
The following is from the last paragraph of my book review of Methodists and the Making of America for Christian Church II class in Spring 2002:

Besides the many biographies, the book does give a well-rounded look at Methodism in America. The description of the various church organizations and how they impacted society was very informative. The description of the life of an itinerant gave depth to the man whose job it was to strengthen believers. The book changed what I thought about Methodism fr
rated it liked it
Jun 09, 2016
Ellen Kirby
rated it really liked it
Feb 07, 2013
Allyson Kitchens
marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2016
marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Educated at Southern Methodist University, Union Theological Seminary, and the New School for Social Research, Ferguson pursued a myriad of different careers, working as an English professor at SMU, minister, publisher, author, and member of the US Foreign Service. After serving as president of New York-based publishing house Round Table Press, Ferguson was selected as a senior editor of the newly ...more
More about Charles W. Ferguson