Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 November 2011

780 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199696116

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The Oxford Handbook of Methodist Studies

Edited by William J. Abraham and James E. Kirby

Oxford Handbooks

  • A landmark publication in Methodist Studies, covering the full spectrum of contemporary international scholarship in the field
  • Responds to current internal debates at the nature and future of the tradition as a whole and develops a coherent set of categories to map the academic discipline
  • Provides a commentary on recent critical analysis of the life and work of John Wesley and other founding figures of the movement, acknowledging the place of Wesley in the history of Pietism and the Protestant Church
  • Addresses theological debates central to the movement, including the problem of authority, and the relation to Liberation Theology
  • Highlights emerging studies of the institutional configurations of Methodism