Charles Wesley has been a problem figure for church historians. The great hymn‐writer's contribution to Methodism and the 18th century Evangelical Revival has frequently been seen primarily in terms of his poetic work. His vital role in other aspects has been undervalued and often seen through a filter imposed by denominational historians who have Charles's brother John Wesley as the main focus of attention.
|Print publication date: 2007||Print ISBN-13: 9780199295746|
|Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2007||DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.001.0001|