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All articles & reviews tagged with methodism

Review

May 2018
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Change and Decay: Primitive Methodism from late Victorian Times till World War I

This book charts the progressive departure of Primitive Methodism from biblical orthodoxy around the turn of the 20th Century. A previous volume chronicled the rise of the movement a century earlier. The original Primitive Methodist leaders sought a return to the spirit and methods of John Wesley; today they would have been labelled as fundamentalists.…

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Historical

May 2015
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The forgotten John Wesley (4)

The fourth reason we should not forget John Wesley is because of his unique impact on our nation.

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Historical

April 2015
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The forgotten John Wesley (3)

The third reason we should remember John Wesley is for his remarkable example of zeal and boldness in the cause of the gospel.

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Historical

March 2015
Articles > Historical

The forgotten John Wesley (2)

In October 1735 John Wesley was on board The Simmonds, bound for Savannah (see ET, February 2015). He was a fully fledged Anglican clergyman, and a missionary to Georgia, commissioned by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.

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Historical

October 2014
Articles > Historical

‘The Lord’s gift’: Thomas Charles (1755–1814)

If I were ever to be cast away on a desert island, with only one person from the whole history of Christianity for company, I think I would choose Thomas Charles (although it would be a close call between him and William Williams Pantycelyn). Why Thomas Charles? On the 200th anniversary of his death…

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