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The Sermons of Charles Wesley: A Critical Edition with Introduction and Notes

Charles Wesley and Kenneth G. C. Newport


Charles Wesley was a man with real hymnographic genius, and not surprisingly it is chiefly for his poetic legacy that he is remembered. However, he was much more than just a hymn‐writer, and along with his brother John, played a huge part in the birth and early growth of Methodism. To enable him to be assessed at his proper worth, major scholarship is required to bring all his prose works before a wider audience. Only twenty‐three sermons survive of the thousands he preached in his long life as a travelling evangelist, and as a more settled preacher. This volume collects together all these ser ... More

Keywords: early Methodism, preacher, preaching, sermons, Charles Wesley

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780198269496
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198269498.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Charles Wesley, author

Kenneth G. C. Newport, editor
Liverpool Hope University College
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