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Susanna Wesley : the complete writings

Author: Susanna Wesley; Charles Wallace
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Susanna Wesley, long celebrated in Methodist mythology as mother of the movement's founders, now takes her place as a practical theologian in her own right. This collection of her letters, spiritual diary, and longer treatises (only one of which was published in her lifetime) shows her to be more than the nurturing mother of Wesleyan legend. It also reveals her to be a well-educated woman in conversation with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Biographies
Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wesley, Susanna, 1669-1742.
Susanna Wesley.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©1997
(DLC) 95008821
Named Person: Susanna Wesley; Susanna Wesley; Susanna Wesley
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susanna Wesley; Charles Wallace
ISBN: 9786610441525 6610441529
OCLC Number: 300408844
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 3 oct. 2008).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xiv, 504 pages) : illustrations, cartes
Other Titles: Oeuvre
Responsibility: edited by Charles Wallace, Jr.
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"Susanna Wesley, long celebrated in Methodist mythology as mother of the movement's founders, now takes her place as a practical theologian in her own right. This collection of her letters, spiritual diary, and longer treatises (only one of which was published in her lifetime) shows her to be more than the nurturing mother of Wesleyan legend. It also reveals her to be a well-educated woman in conversation with contemporary theological, philosophical, and literary works. Her quotations and allusions include Locke, Pascal, and Herbert, as well as a number of now forgotten theologians. In some of her work, one can distinguish doctrinal and spiritual leanings, such as Arminianism and Christian perfection, that would later find wide expression in the spread of Methodism." "Further, her writings demonstrate her readiness, for conscience's sake, to stand up to the men in her life - father, husband, and sons - and the three incarnations of English Protestantism their represented: respectively, Puritanism, the Established Church, and the new Methodist movement. Tracing these incidents in her letters and diaries, a reader can begin to understand how spirituality, even an otherwise conservative one in rather restrictive times, can serve to empower the voice of women."--Résumé de l'éditeur.

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