Wesley Quotations: Excerpts from the Writings of John Wesley and Other Family Members

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There have been numerous collections of quotations from the writings of John and Charles Wesley since their deaths, but this small collection is unique in several respects: the quotations have been arranged by topics; each quotation is accompanied by complete references to the sources of the quotations, should the reader wish to return to the original writings; the index of all key words used in the quotations can serve as a mini-concordance; and, in addition to quotations from the writings of John and Charles ...

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Overview

There have been numerous collections of quotations from the writings of John and Charles Wesley since their deaths, but this small collection is unique in several respects: the quotations have been arranged by topics; each quotation is accompanied by complete references to the sources of the quotations, should the reader wish to return to the original writings; the index of all key words used in the quotations can serve as a mini-concordance; and, in addition to quotations from the writings of John and Charles Wesley, a few are from their mother Susanna, their father Samuel, and their older brother Samuel.

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Editorial Reviews

Proceedings Of The Wesley Historical Society [Uk]
John Wesley is often eminently quotable...a good selection.
Methodist Recorder [Uk]
...useful...educating and amusing at the same time.
American Reference Books Annual
...helpful and handy.
Proceedings Of The Wesley Historical Society [UK]
John Wesley is often eminently quotable...a good selection.
Methodist Recorder [UK]
...useful...educating and amusing at the same time.
American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
...helpful and handy.
Booknews
John Wesley, who died in 1791, is quoted most often in Methodist settings. A selection of his comments is arranged here by topic, each quotation accompanied by references to its source. The "other family members" are his brothers and parents. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810823570
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/28/1990
  • Pages: 253
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.84 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Betty M. Jarboe (B.S., M.S., M.A., Indiana University) is Librarian Emerita, Indiana University Library (1967-89). She has also published Obituaries: A Guide to Sources, 2nd ed. (G.K. Hall, 1989) and Studies on Indiana: A Bibliography of Theses and Dissertations, 1902-1977 (Indiana Historical Bureau, 1980)

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