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The Cambridge Companion to John Wesley
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A leading figure in the Evangelical Revival in eighteenth-century England, John Wesley (1703–91) is the founding father of Methodism and, by extension, of the Holiness and Pentecostal movements. This Cambridge Companion offers a general, comprehensive introduction to Wesley's life and work, and to his theological and ecclesiastical legacy. Written from various disciplinary perspectives, including history, literature, theology, and religious studies, this volume will be an invaluable aid to scholars and students, including those encountering the work and thought of Wesley for the first time.

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'This is a solid contribution to the Cambridge Companion series, with balanced essays covering a wide and appropriate variety of topics.'

Source: Theological Book Review

'This will appeal just as much to the general reader eager to get beyond Methodist hagiography to discover the nuances and complexities of Wesley's contribution as to the student of religious history trying to locate the Methodist movement …'

Source: Wesley and Methodist Studies

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