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Spiritual literacy in John Wesley's Methodism : reading, writing, and speaking to believe

Author: Vicki Tolar Burton
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2008.
Series: Studies in rhetoric and religion, 6.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By examining the intersections of literacy, rhetoric, and spirituality as they occurred in early British Methodism - and by exploring the meaning of these practices for class and gender - this title  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
History
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Tolar Burton, Vicki, 1945-
Spiritual literacy in John Wesley's Methodism.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008010626
(OCoLC)191924247
Named Person: John Wesley; John Wesley
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki Tolar Burton
OCLC Number: 607716611
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 388 pages).
Contents: Introduction : John Wesley and the rhetorical and literacy practices of early Methodism --
John Wesley's literacy genealogy : parental patterns and practices --
Writing to believe : diaries and journals as spiritual literacy --
Speaking to believe : literacy and rhetorical practices of traveling preachers --
Walking in light, walking in darkness : Methodist women's changing rhetorical space --
The mystic and the Methodists : account of the experience of Hester Ann Rogers --
Reading to believe : John Wesley's book inventory (1791) --
Climbing boys and spinning girls : school on Sunday for laboring children --
Conclusion : the witness of their own spirits.
Series Title: Studies in rhetoric and religion, 6.
Responsibility: Vicki Tolar Burton.

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Spiritual Literacy illumines an underappreciated aspect of the Methodist movement--John Wesley's concern for the literary abilities of ordinary citizens. -Randy L. Maddox, Professor of Theology and Read more...

 
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