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Perfecting Perfection : Essays in Honour of of Henry D. Rack

Author: Robert Webster
Publisher: Cambridge : James Clarke & Co, 2016.
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Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays honouring the work of British historian of Methodism Henry D. Rack, offering a varied and erudite introduction to the field of Methodist Studies.
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Webster, Robert.
Perfecting Perfection : Essays in Honour of of Henry D. Rack.
Cambridge : James Clarke & Co, ©2016
Named Person: John Wesley; Henry D Rack; John Wesley
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Webster
ISBN: 9780227905463 0227905466
OCLC Number: 954285004
Description: 1 online resource (298 pages).
Contents: Front cover; Half title; Title page; Copyright; Contents; Abbreviations; Contributors; Introduction --
Robert Webster; 1. From Arminius (d. 1609) to the Synod of Dort (1618-1619) --
W. Stephen Gunter; 2. Robert Barnes and John Wesley's Reformation Heritage --
David Lowes Watson; 3. The Exercise of the Presence of God: Holy Conferencing as a Means of Grace --
Richard P. Heitzenrater; 4. Perfecting Plain Truth for Plain People: John Wesley's Sermons --
Patrick Streiff; 5. Mission Spirituality in the Early Methodist Preachers --
Philip R. Meadows. 6. Medicine on Demand: John Wesley's Enlightened Treatment of the Sick --
Deborah Madden7. Wesley's Invisible World: Witchcraft and the Temperature of Preternatural Belief --
Owen Davies; 8. John Wesley and Francis Asbury --
John Wigger; 9. Echoes of Wesley on the US Southwestern Frontier: The Autobiography of William Stevenson --
Ted A. Campbell; 10. "Did God Do That?": Common and Separating Factors of Eighteenth-Century Methodism and Contemporary Pentecostal and Charismatic Renewal --
Robert Webster. 11. The Oxford Movement and Evangelicalism: Parallels and Contrasts in Two Nineteenth-Century Movements of Religious Revival --
Peter B. Nockles12. From The Soul of Dominic Wildthorne to the Wesleyan Guild of Divine Service: Some Methodist Responses to Anglo-Catholicismin Victorian and Edwardian England --
Martin Wellings; 13. Bibliography: The Principal Published Writings of Henry Denman Rack --
Clive D. Field; Back cover.
Series Title: N/a.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Webster.

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