Radical grace : justice for the poor and marginalized : Charles Wesley's views for the twenty-first century / S.T. Kimbrough, Jr. ; foreword by Stanley Hauerwas.
By: Kimbrough, S. T
Contributor(s): Hauerwas, StanleyMaterial type: TextPublisher: Eugene, Oregon : Cascade Books, 2013Description: xvi, 154 pages ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1620321432; 9781620321430Subject(s): Wesley, Charles, 1707-1788 | Church work with the poor -- Methodist Church -- History | Hymns, English -- History and criticismDDC classification: 287.092 LOC classification: BX8495.W4 | K566 2013
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-148) and indexes.
The sermons -- The manuscript journal -- Poetry -- The church's response to radical grace: justice for the poor and marginalized -- Worship resources for a theology of radical grace: justice for the poor and marginalized.
This volume brings together for the first time the writings of Charles Wesley on the theme of justice for the poor and marginalized, drawing upon his sermons, manuscript journal, poetry, and a few letters. Most of his poems/hymns that address poverty and justice were left unpublished at his death. The author studies the theology of these texts for the first time in relation to relevant themes in his sermons, manuscript journal, and letters, and evaluates it in the light of its application and implementation in the eighteenth century and its viability for the twenty-first-century church and Christian. (back cover).