Assist Me to Proclaim: The Life and Hymns of Charles Wesley


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John R. Tyson is professor of theology at Houghton College, Houghton, New York

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About the Author:
John R. Tyson is professor of theology at Houghton College, Houghton, New York

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802829399
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 1/15/2008
  • Series: Library of Religious Biography
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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John R. Tyson is professor of theology at Houghton College, Houghton, New York. He is the author of several books, including Invitation to Christian Spirituality, Charles Wesley: A Reader and In the Midst of Early Methodism, a "Saddlebag Selection" award winner.

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Table of Contents

Introduction     vii
Beginnings     1
An American Adventure     19
Pentecost Becomes Personal     40
"Into the Streets and Highways"     59
"He Offers Christ to All"     72
"The Snare of Stillness"     83
"The Poison of Calvin"     99
"A Man Made for Friendship"     117
"The Lions' Den"     135
"My Dearest Sally"     153
A Partnership Strained     171
Reforming the Preachers     186
Father of a Family     199
"The Old Ship"     215
Perfection     230
Poet Laureate     252
"To the Brink of Separation"     272
The London Years     288
"Ordination Is Separation"     306
Last Battles     323
A Note on the Sources     340
Index     348
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