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Charles Wesley and Early Methodism

Kenneth G. C. Newport

in The Sermons of Charles Wesley

Published in print September 2001 | ISBN: 9780198269496
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600807 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198269498.003.0001
Charles Wesley and Early Methodism

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This chapter sets out the case for considering Wesley as much more than the ‘sweet singer’ of early Methodism. It sets his life within its context, and shows how his influence and leadership abilities helped to shape the new Methodist movement. A brief but thorough summary of his life, and of his sometimes troubled relationship with his brother, is set out.

Keywords: life; sermons; early Methodism; evangelical conversion; Charles Wesley

Chapter.  14849 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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