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Wesley and the Wesleyans

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A revisionary assessment of the Wesleyans and the Church of England in the eighteenth century. John Kent is Emeritus Professor of ... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

A revisionary assessment of the Wesleyans and the Church of England in the eighteenth century.

Autorentext

John Kent is Emeritus Professor of Theology, University of Bristol. His many publications include Holding the Fort: Studies in Victorian Revivalism (1978), The End of the Line?: The Development of Theology since 1700 (1982), The Unacceptable Face: The Modern Historian and the Church (1987) and William Temple: Church, State and Society in Britain, 1880-1950 (1993).



Klappentext

A revisionary assessment of the Wesleyans and the Church of England in the eighteenth century.



Zusammenfassung
This book shows how the search for personal supernatural power lay at the heart of the so-called eighteenth-century English evangelical revival, and rejects the view that the Wesleys rescued the British from moral and spiritual decay by reviving primitive Christianity.

Inhalt

1. The Protestant recovery; 2. Early Wesleyanism, 1740-1770; 3. Later Wesleyanism, 1770-1800; 4. Women in Wesleyanism; 5. Anglican responses; 6. Conclusions.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Wesley and the Wesleyans
Untertitel: Religion in Eighteenth-Century Britain
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EAN: 9780521455558
ISBN: 978-0-521-45555-8
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 236
Gewicht: 321g
Größe: H216mm x B140mm x T14mm
Jahr: 2010