The Cambridge companion to John Wesley / edited by Randy L. Maddox, Jason E. Vickers.

Contributor(s): Maddox, Randy L | Vickers, Jason E
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge companions to religion: Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010Description: xxi, 342 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780521886536 (hbk.); 0521886538 (hbk.); 9780521714037 (pbk.); 0521714036 (pbk.)Other title: Companion to John WesleySubject(s): Wesley, John, 1703-1791LOC classification: BX8495.W5 | C24 2010
Contents:
Randy L. Maddox, Jason E. Vickers -- Wesley's context. The long eighteenth century / Jeremy Gregory -- Wesley's life. Wesley's life and ministry / Kenneth J. Collins -- Wesley in context / David N. Hempton -- Wesley's work. Wesley as revivalist : renewal leader / Charles I. Wallace -- Wesley as preacher / William J. Abraham -- Wesley as biblical interpreter / Robert W. Wall -- John Wesley as diarist and correspondent / Ted A. Campbell -- John Wesley as editor and publisher / Isabel Rivers -- Wesley's engagement with the natural sciences / Randy L. Maddox -- Wesley as adviser on health and healing / Deborah Madden -- Wesley's theological emphases / Jason E. Vickers -- Happiness, holiness, and the moral life in John Wesley / Rebekah L. Miles -- Wesley's emphases on worship and the means of grace / Karen B. Westerfield Tucker -- Wesley's legacy. Spread of Wesleyan Methodism / Kenneth Cracknell -- The holiness, pentecostal, charismatic extension of the Wesleyan tradition / Randall J. Stephens -- The African-American wing of the Wesleyan tradition / Dennis C. Dickerson -- Current debates over Wesley's legacy among his progeny / Sarah H. Lancaster.
Summary: This is a general, comprehensive introduction to John Wesley's life and work, and to his theological and ecclesiastical legacy. Written from various disciplinary perspectives, this volume will be an invaluable aid to scholars and students, including those encountering the work and thought of Wesley for the first time.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-322) and index.

Introduction / Randy L. Maddox, Jason E. Vickers -- Wesley's context. The long eighteenth century / Jeremy Gregory -- Wesley's life. Wesley's life and ministry / Kenneth J. Collins -- Wesley in context / David N. Hempton -- Wesley's work. Wesley as revivalist : renewal leader / Charles I. Wallace -- Wesley as preacher / William J. Abraham -- Wesley as biblical interpreter / Robert W. Wall -- John Wesley as diarist and correspondent / Ted A. Campbell -- John Wesley as editor and publisher / Isabel Rivers -- Wesley's engagement with the natural sciences / Randy L. Maddox -- Wesley as adviser on health and healing / Deborah Madden -- Wesley's theological emphases / Jason E. Vickers -- Happiness, holiness, and the moral life in John Wesley / Rebekah L. Miles -- Wesley's emphases on worship and the means of grace / Karen B. Westerfield Tucker -- Wesley's legacy. Spread of Wesleyan Methodism / Kenneth Cracknell -- The holiness, pentecostal, charismatic extension of the Wesleyan tradition / Randall J. Stephens -- The African-American wing of the Wesleyan tradition / Dennis C. Dickerson -- Current debates over Wesley's legacy among his progeny / Sarah H. Lancaster.

This is a general, comprehensive introduction to John Wesley's life and work, and to his theological and ecclesiastical legacy. Written from various disciplinary perspectives, this volume will be an invaluable aid to scholars and students, including those encountering the work and thought of Wesley for the first time.

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