Encounters With John Wesley
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Encounters With John Wesley

John Wesley set 18th-century Britain on fire with his open-air preaching. Join Mark Topping as John Wesley in this action-packed docudrama as we follow Wesley around the English countryside, meeting the people and preaching the Gospel. Filmed on location at the New Room, Bristol, the oldest Methodist chapel in the world and at Charles Wesley’s House, also in Bristol.

  • Item number: 501297D
  • Media type: DVD
  • Running Time: 89 min. total
  • Region: All
  • Production Year: 2008
  • Producer: Mark Topping and Bristol Film and Video Society

Description

John Wesley set 18th-century Britain on fire with his open-air preaching. The Methodist societies he organized and nurtured grew with phenomenal speed. Encounters with John Wesley brings to life the legendary preacher’s search for faith, his tireless traveling, the violent opposition he faced, and his passionate, single-minded drive ‘to do what good I can.’

Join Mark Topping as John Wesley in this action-packed docudrama as we follow Wesley around the English countryside, meeting the people and preaching the Gospel. Filmed on location at the New Room, Bristol, the oldest Methodist chapel in the world and at Charles Wesley’s House, also in Bristol. Widescreen.

DVD Features:
Interview with Mark Topping
A look at the New Room
Dramatized versions of four Wesley ‘Sermons’:
- Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth
- Awake, thou that sleepest
- Thoughts on Slavery
- Thoughts on War

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