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Charles Wesley—His Final Years and Legacy

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

By the time of Charles Wesley's death in 1788 his public and Methodist profile outside London and Bristol was greatly diminished. His relationship with his brother had been strained since the ... More


The Shifting Discourse Culture of Methodism, 1791–1832

Andrew O. Winckles

in Eighteenth-Century Women's Writing and the Methodist Media Revolution: 'Consider the Lord as Ever Present Reader'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620184
eISBN:
9781789629651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620184.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter lays out some of the shifts in Methodist discourse culture that occurred during the early nineteenth century and suggests that, in response to these changes, Methodist women found new ... More


Family Bonds and Civil War

Ted Maris-Wolf

in Family Bonds: Free Blacks and Re-enslavement Law in Antebellum Virginia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620077
eISBN:
9781469620091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620077.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the impact of the Civil War in emancipation and re-enslavement decisions, because for free people of color, not only were the circumstances of their emancipation important ... More


Religion and Gender in Enlightenment England: The Problem of Agency

Phyllis Mack

in Faithful Narratives: Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451829
eISBN:
9780801471056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451829.003.0010
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter describes the insufficiency of psychology, particularly current theories of agency, to account for the reality of religious women's behavior, experiences, and choices. It examines the ... More


Anglicanism and Methodism

David R. Wilson

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the complex relationship between Anglicanism and Methodism. Revising the view that Methodism was an ever-separating movement, this chapter contends that the eighteenth-century ... More


Advice to Women on Chastity, Poverty, and Obedience

Mary Fletcher

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0039
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Mary Fletcher's Jesus, Altogether Lovely: Or a Letter to Some of the Single Women in the Methodist Society (1766). Fletcher was one of the most influential ... More


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