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Recapturing the Wesleys' Vision An Introduction to the Faith of John and Charles Wesley

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ISBN-10: 0830827439

ISBN-13: 9780830827435

Edition: 2004

Authors: Paul Wesley Chilcote

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Scholar and teacher Paul Wesley Chilcote provides a full and clear introduction to the dynamic faith of John and Charles Wesley. The vital theology of John is skillfully gleaned from his voluminous writings. The corresponding faith of Charles is culled from his enduring hymns.For students and general readers this book illuminates the vital balance the Wesleys found in Christian teaching that overcomes the often mutually exclusive options presented in other theological traditions. Chilcote shows that such a synthetic faith is not boring or irrelevant but transforming and life-giving, bringing together faith and works, Word and Spirit, the personal and the social, the head and the heart,…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 12/29/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 126
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Paul Wesley Chilcote (M.Div., Ph.D., Duke University) is Visiting Professor of the Practice of Evangelism at Duke University. He previously taught at Africa University (Mutare, Africa), Asbury Theological Seminary (Florida), Wesley College (Bristol, UK) and the Methodist Theological School (Ohio).A clergy member of the North Indiana Methodist Church Conference, Chilcote has served parishes in both North Carolina and Indiana and has been active in global Methodism through his work with the World Methodist Council sponsored Oxford Institute of Methodist Theological Studies and the global Theological Education Committee. With his wife he served as a United Methodist missionary in Limuru,…    

A Note on the References
Preface
Introduction
The Message (Kerygma): The Height of Sovereign Grace
Free Grace (Proclamation): Faith and Works
Inclusive Love (Preaching): Word and Spirit
The Community (Koinonia): The Depth of Caring Relationship
Shared Experience (Fellowship): Personal and Social
Enthused Disciples (Partnership): Form and Power
The Discipline (Paideia): The Length of Christian Pilgrimage
Holistic Formation (Instruction): Heart and Head
Spiritual Nourishment (Guidance): Pulpit and Table
The Servanthood (Diakonia): The Breadth of Compassionate Witness
Transformational Vocation (Mission): Christ and Culture
Incarnational Ministry (Service): Piety and Mercy
Epilogue
Selected Bibliography
Scripture Index