The Oxford handbook of Methodist studies / edited by William J. Abraham and James E. Kirby.

Contributor(s): Abraham, William J. (William James), 1947- | Kirby, James E
Material type: TextTextSeries: Oxford handbooks: Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2009Description: xvii, 761 p. ; 26 cmISBN: 9780199696116; 019969611X; 0199212996 (hardback : alk. paper); 9780199212996 (hardback : alk. paper)Other title: Methodist studiesSubject(s): Methodism | Methodist ChurchDDC classification: 287 LOC classification: BX8332 | .O94 2009Other classification: BG 9650
Contents:
The eighteenth-century context / J. C. D. Clark -- The founding brothers / Richard P. Heitzenrater -- Francis Asbury and American Methodism / John H. Wigger -- The people called Methodists : transitions in Britain and North America / David Hempton -- Methodism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Manfred Marquardt -- The Evangelical United Brethren Church : a history / J. Steven O'Malley -- African-American Methodism / William B. Gravely -- Methodism in Latin America / Pablo R. Andiñach -- British Methodism and evangelicalism / Martin Wellings -- Methodism and Pentecostalism / Donald W. Dayton -- 'The world is my parish' : Methodism and the roots of world Christian awakening / Lamin Sanneh -- Connection and connectionalism / Russell E. Richey -- Methodist episcopacy / James E. Kirby -- Discipline / Thomas Edward Frank -- Ministry and itinerancy in Methodism / Dennis M. Campbell -- Means of grace and forms of piety / Ted A. Campbell -- Mainstream liturgical developments / Karen B. Westerfield Tucker -- Liturgical revolutions / Lester Ruth -- Music and hymnody / Swee Hong Lim -- The sacraments / Geoffrey Wainwright -- Preaching / Gennifer Benjamin Brooks -- Experience of God / Thomas R. Albin -- The quest for holiness / Elaine A. Heath -- The journey of evangelism / Philip R. Meadows -- Traditions and transitions in mission thought / Dana L. Robert and Douglas D. Tzan -- Methodism and the future of ecumenism / David M. Chapman -- The Orthodox challenge to Methodism in Russia / Sergei V. Nikolaev -- Scripture and revelation / Sarah Heaner Lancaster -- Trinity / Elmer M. Colyer -- Original sin / Barry E. Bryant -- Wesleyan grace / Marjorie Suchocki -- Christology / Jason E. Vickers -- Pneumatology in the Methodist tradition / D. Lyle Dabney -- Christian perfection / William J. Abraham -- Assurance / Kenneth J. Collins -- John Wesley on predestination and election / Jerry L. Walls -- Theological ethics / D. Stephen Long and Stanley Hauerwas -- Moral theology / Robin W. Lovin -- Methodism and feminism / Jane Craske -- In a divided world, Methodism matters / Harold J. Recinos -- Methodism and politics in Africa / Simeon O. Ilesanmi -- Methodism and culture / David W. Bebbington.
Summary: This handbook maps the best scholarship in the rapidly developing field of methodist studies. The 42 included essays are representative of the voices of a new generation of international scholars, summarising and expanding on topical research, and considering where their work may lead methodist studies.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The eighteenth-century context / J. C. D. Clark -- The founding brothers / Richard P. Heitzenrater -- Francis Asbury and American Methodism / John H. Wigger -- The people called Methodists : transitions in Britain and North America / David Hempton -- Methodism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Manfred Marquardt -- The Evangelical United Brethren Church : a history / J. Steven O'Malley -- African-American Methodism / William B. Gravely -- Methodism in Latin America / Pablo R. Andiñach -- British Methodism and evangelicalism / Martin Wellings -- Methodism and Pentecostalism / Donald W. Dayton -- 'The world is my parish' : Methodism and the roots of world Christian awakening / Lamin Sanneh -- Connection and connectionalism / Russell E. Richey -- Methodist episcopacy / James E. Kirby -- Discipline / Thomas Edward Frank -- Ministry and itinerancy in Methodism / Dennis M. Campbell -- Means of grace and forms of piety / Ted A. Campbell -- Mainstream liturgical developments / Karen B. Westerfield Tucker -- Liturgical revolutions / Lester Ruth -- Music and hymnody / Swee Hong Lim -- The sacraments / Geoffrey Wainwright -- Preaching / Gennifer Benjamin Brooks -- Experience of God / Thomas R. Albin -- The quest for holiness / Elaine A. Heath -- The journey of evangelism / Philip R. Meadows -- Traditions and transitions in mission thought / Dana L. Robert and Douglas D. Tzan -- Methodism and the future of ecumenism / David M. Chapman -- The Orthodox challenge to Methodism in Russia / Sergei V. Nikolaev -- Scripture and revelation / Sarah Heaner Lancaster -- Trinity / Elmer M. Colyer -- Original sin / Barry E. Bryant -- Wesleyan grace / Marjorie Suchocki -- Christology / Jason E. Vickers -- Pneumatology in the Methodist tradition / D. Lyle Dabney -- Christian perfection / William J. Abraham -- Assurance / Kenneth J. Collins -- John Wesley on predestination and election / Jerry L. Walls -- Theological ethics / D. Stephen Long and Stanley Hauerwas -- Moral theology / Robin W. Lovin -- Methodism and feminism / Jane Craske -- In a divided world, Methodism matters / Harold J. Recinos -- Methodism and politics in Africa / Simeon O. Ilesanmi -- Methodism and culture / David W. Bebbington.

This handbook maps the best scholarship in the rapidly developing field of methodist studies. The 42 included essays are representative of the voices of a new generation of international scholars, summarising and expanding on topical research, and considering where their work may lead methodist studies.

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