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|All Authors / Contributors:||
James E Kirby; Russell E Richey; Kenneth E Rowe
|Description:||xv, 399 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. 1. Bishops. American episcopacy ; Constitutional Methodism ; Two patterns of episcopacy --
pt. 2. Conference. The Methodist conference ; General conference : a continental order ; Conference politicized ; Fratricide ; Formalization ; Pluralism --
pt. 3. Members. Making moral Christians and moral Methodists ; Class meeting and Sunday School, 1816-1866 ; Sunday School for all, 1866-1915 ; From class meeting to probationer's class, 1866-1915 ; The Sunday School renaissance, 1915-1935 ; Making Methodist disciples, 1939-1968 --
pt. 4. biographical dictionary of Methodist leaders. A chronology of American Methodism.
|Series Title:||Denominations in America, no. 8.|
|Responsibility:||James E. Kirby, Russell E. Richey, and Kenneth E. Rowe.|
?The book's strength is its detailing of Methodist organizational structures and its honest presentation of American Methodism's struggles with racism and sexism...this is an essential addition to