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The Essential Works Of John Wesley

Author : John Wesley
ISBN : 9781607424512
Genre : Religion
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Want to know how to live the Christian life? Learn from one of the foremost authorities, John Wesley, in this single-volume library of journal selections, sermons, and other addresses, essays, and letters. Two and a half centuries ago, the great Methodist distinguished himself as one of the world’s greatest authorities on the committed Christian life. Now, his most powerful writings have been compiled under one cover, perfect for personal study, pastoral research, or Christian school use. Including sermons on conversion, growth in grace, and practical holiness; essays on theological questions; personal letters; even hymns written and translated by Wesley, this all-in-one resource has been lightly updated for ease of reading, featuring scripture from the New King James Version.
Category: Religion

John Wesley S Theology

Author : John Wesley
ISBN : UOM:39015004114909
Genre : Religion
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In a single, convenient volume, readers can now look up John Wesley's own statements of his theological beliefs. Reprinted from the 1954 work, A Compend of Wesley's Theology, the book includes Wesley's most significant statements on the essential questions of Christian doctrine, culled from over thirty of his works.
Category: Religion

A Longing For Holiness

Author : John Wesley
ISBN : 0835808270
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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John Wesley, founder of Methodism, offers essential biblical truths for all Christians. These selected writings reveal Wesley's understanding of Christianity for all to explore.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

John Wesley

Author : John Wesley
ISBN : 9780199838950
Genre : Religion
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A major figure in eighteenth-century Christianity, John Wesley sought to combine the essential elements of the Catholic and Evangelical traditions and to restore to the laity a vital role in church life. He began one of the most dynamic movements in the history of modern Protestantism, a movement which eventually produced the Methodist churches. This volume offers a representative selection of theological writings by Wesley and includes historically oriented introductions and footnotes which indicate Wesley's Anglican, patristic, and biblical sources.
Category: Religion

Seeing Things Whole

Author : John Wesley Powell
ISBN : 9781610913249
Genre : Nature
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John Wesley Powell was an American original. He was the last of the nation's great continental explorers and the first of a new breed of public servant: part scientist, part social reformer, part institution builder. His work and life reveal an enduringly valuable way of thinking about land, water, and society as parts of an interconnected whole; he was America's first great bioregional thinker. Seeing Things Whole presents John Wesley Powell in the full diversity of his achievements and interests, bringing together in a single volume writings ranging from his gripping account of exploring the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon to his views on the evolution of civilization, along with the seminal writings in which he sets forth his ideas on western settlement and the allocation and management of western resources. The centerpiece of Seeing Things Whole is a series of selections from the famous 1878 Report on the Lands of the Arid Region and related magazine articles in which Powell further develops the themes of the report. John Wesley Powell's bioregional vision remains a model for governance that many westerners see as a viable solution to the resource management conflicts that continue to plague the region. Throughout the collection, award-winning writer and historian William deBuys brilliantly sets the historical context for Powell's work. Section introductions and extensive descriptive notes take the reader through the evolution of John Wesley Powell's interests and ideas from his critique of Social Darwinism and landmark categorization of Indian languages to the climactic yet ultimately futile battles he fought to win adoption of his land-use proposals. Seeing Things Whole presents the essence of the extraordinary legacy that John Wesley Powell has left to the American people, and to people everywhere who strive to reconcile the demands of society with the imperatives of the land.
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John Charles Wesley

Author : Paul Wesley Chilcote
ISBN : 9781594733093
Genre : Religion
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Excerpts from Charles and John Wesley, co-founders of Methodism, provide insight into the renewal of dynamic and vital Christianity and into the struggles and concerns of all who seek to be faithful participants in God's vision of love in every age.
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John Wesley Powell

Author : Marcia L. Thomas
ISBN : 0313319421
Genre : History
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This bibliography provides citations and annotations for the works by and about John Wesley Powell.
Category: History

The Theology Of John Wesley

Author : Kenneth J. Collins
ISBN : 9781426728990
Genre : Religion
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A rich articulation of John Wesley's theology that is appreciative of the old and mindful of the new, faithful to the past and attentive to the present. This work carefully displays John Wesley's eighteenth century theology in its own distinct historical and social location, but then transitions to the twenty-first century through the introduction of contemporary issues. So conceived, the book is both historical and constructive demonstrating that the theology of Wesley represents a vibrant tradition. Cognizant of Wesley's own preferred vocabulary, Collins introduces Wesley's theological method beginning with a discussion of the doctrine of God. "In this insightful exposition the leitmotif of holy love arises out of Wesley's reflection on the nature of the divine being as well as other major doctrines." (Douglas Meeks)
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Journey To A Better Way

Author : John Bailey
ISBN : 9781490869964
Genre : Religion
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Every day we witness the impact of poverty, injustice, disaster, and disease. Our desire as followers of Christ is to respond with compassion, love, and grace. In recent years, the church has responded in an unprecedented way to the needs in the world. Still, we see little in the way of true progress and transformation. In addition, despite our good intentions, we may be doing more harm than good. Speaking from his experience as a mission mobilizer, John Bailey shares real-life stories from the journey. Stories of success and failure reveal that a better way is not only possible, but it is within reach. Journey to a Better Way seeks to investigate some of the core reasons why we do not have the impact we hope to have when we face these social, physical, and spiritual ills. Looking through the lens of the Wesleyan mission heritage, Journey to a Better Way explores correct motives, healthy mission models, and unity in the body of Christ as critical areas to consider if we hope to perform better missions.
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John Wesley In America

Author : Geordan Hammond
ISBN : 9780198701606
Genre : History
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This book is a study of John Wesley's two year stay in Georgia from 1736-37. While Wesley's biographers have all discussed his Georgia sojourn, no one has yet produced a book-length investigation of his experience in America. The central argument of this study is that the Georgia mission, for Wesley, was a laboratory for implementing his views of primitive Christianity. The ideal of restoring the doctrine, discipline, and practice of the early church in thepristine Georgia wilderness was the prime motivating factor in Wesley's decision to embark for Georgia and in his clerical practice in the colony. The inspiration for his missionary practice was the HighChurch ecclesiology of the Usager Nonjurors, which had the restoration of the primitive church as its aim. Understanding the centrality of primitive Christianity to Wesley's thinking and pastoral methods is essential to comprehending his experience in the New World.
Category: History