Family Crucible: The Influence of Family Dynamics in the Life and Ministry of John Wesley

Family Crucible: The Influence of Family Dynamics in the Life and Ministry of John Wesley

by Anthony J. Headley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606080016
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Anthony J. Headley is Professor of Counseling at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is the author of Reframing Ministry (2007), Created for Responsibility (2006) and Achieving Balance in Ministry (1999).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Tables vi

Acknowledgements vii

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Two Lenses for Understanding the Wesley Family 1

Chapter 2 The World of the Wesleys 19

Chapter 3 Traumatic Events in the Wesley Family Prior to John's Birth 34

Chapter 4 Wesley's Early Recollections and Family Context 52

Chapter 5 Multigenerational Transmission Process in the Wesley Family: Recurring Vocational Themes 73

Chapter 6 Relational Patterns in the Wesley Family 88

Chapter 7 Family Marriage Patterns and the Influence on John Wesley's Intimate Relationships 117

Chapter 8 Lessons in Life and Ministry from the Life of John Wesley 147

Bibliography 171

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