The Cambridge Companion to John Wesley

The Cambridge Companion to John Wesley A Leading Figure In The Evangelical Revival In Eighteenth Century England, John Wesley 1703 1791 Is The Founding Father Of Methodism And, By Extension, Of The Holiness And Pentecostal Movements This Cambridge Companion Offers A General, Comprehensive Introduction To Wesley S Life And Work, And To His Theological And Ecclesiastical Legacy Written From Various Disciplinary Perspectives, Including History, Literature, Theology, And Religious Studies, This Volume Will Be An Invaluable Aid To Scholars And Students, Including Those Encountering The Work And Thought Of Wesley For The First Time. Reading like a biography, this book is of a collection of essays focusing on different facets of John Wesley s life It is an interesting idea for a book, and one that works quite well Being able to focus solely on one area of his life, individual authors are able to provide a depth of scholarly research that a single author likely would not take time to provide Additionally, the format of the book is well laid out, with major themes of Wesley s context, life, work, and legacy all covered The unfortunate downside of this book, one that often plagues multiple author books, is the inconsistencies Some chapters get so bogged down with mundane details so as to be sleep inducing Other chapters are vibrant and highly engaging, while still maintaining a high degree of scholarship Also, there are details that are repeated, something the pair of editors ought to have caught and expunged The inconsistencies dropped a star from m

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  • Paperback
  • 342 pages
  • The Cambridge Companion to John Wesley
  • Randy L. Maddox
  • English
  • 24 December 2019
  • 9780521714037