Issue 2 John Wesley: Revival and Revolution

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Revival and Revolution: From the Publisher

About Christian History and its John Wesley issue.

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John Wesley: Did You Know?

Fascinating facts about John Wesley and the Methodist movement.

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Wesley’s Rule for Christian Living

A principle to live by.

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Revival and Revolution

England and Ireland in John Wesley’s days.

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Wesley: A Gallery of Family, Friends and Foes

Who was who in Wesley’s circle.

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Tapping the Riches

Wesley set out to renew the church he loved and he was prepared to employ any appropriate material from the whole history of Christianity to do it.

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Wesley’s Gift for Organization

Secrets of the Wesley organization.

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Finding the Forgotten

How Methodism uplifted the downtrodden.

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The Holy Club

Wesley and his Oxford friends formed a club to further their faith objectives.

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Wesley’s Sermon Reprints: The Almost Christian

Some who think they are Christians may not be. Acts 26:28

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Christian History Timeline: John Wesley and the 18th Century World

One hundred years of turmoil, change, and innovation that laid a foundation for our own day.

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Wesley’s Sermon Reprints: The Use of Money

A sermon on Luke 16:9.

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John Wesley and Women

Wesley and the opposite sex.

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To his contemporaries, enthusiasm was a dread disease. Wesley spelled out the right and wrong sorts.

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Wesley to Wilberforce

John Wesley's last letter from his deathbed.

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John Wesley: From the Journal

In the previous edition of Christian History we printed excerpts from John Wesley’s Journal describing key moments in his spiritual growth and discovery. A large reader response to this particular article prompts us to include here further comments from the Journal wherein Wesley summarizes his early spiritual journey, concluding with his conversion.

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Fruits of Breaking Wesley’s Code

Wesley kept personal diaries written in a secret code.

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A Whimsical Epitaph

Taken from “Tales of a Wesleyana Collector” by Frederick F. Maser

Frederick F. Maser

A Joyful Sound

For good reason Charles Wesley was known as the “Poet of the Evangelical Revival.”

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John Wesley: Recommended Resources

Learn more about the Wesleys and the Methodist movement.

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