Historical Dictionary of Methodism

Historical Dictionary of Methodism

Author: Charles Yrigoyen Jr.

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810865464

Category: Religion

Page: 472

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In 2003, Methodists celebrated the 300th anniversary of the birth of their founder, John Wesley. Today, there are more than 300 Methodist denominations in 140 nations. Covering the activities of this group that plays an important role in the ecumenical movement through its many social and charitable activities in world affairs, this book offers more than 400 entries that describe important events, doctrines, and the church founders, leaders, and other prominent figures who have made notable contributions. It also includes: a list of commonly used acronyms, chronology of historical events, introductory essay on the history of Methodism, 15-page black-and-white photo spread, bibliography, listing of important libraries and depositories of Methodist materials. The impressive list of contributors includes more than 60 specialists who are academics, administrators, pastors, and theologians.

Methodism and Politics

Methodism and Politics

Author: E. R. Taylor

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781316626184

Category: Religion

Page: 241

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Originally published in 1935, this book studies the relationship between Methodism and politics from 1791 to 1851, the 60 year period following John Wesley's death. This was a time of great change both in terms of British history and the development of Methodism. A bibliography is included and notes are incorporated throughout.