Through the Christian Year with Charles Wesley: 101 Psalms and Hymns

Through the Christian Year with Charles Wesley: 101 Psalms and Hymns

by Murray R. Adamthwaite


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498237567
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 03/10/2016
Pages: 286
Sales rank: 1,157,013
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Murray R. Adamthwaite has served parishes in Victoria and Western Australia, but then taught Old Testament at Tahlee Bible College in New South Wales during the 1980s. He holds a BD, a Masters, and a PhD in Ancient History and Languages, and has taught at the University of Melbourne, and other tertiary institutions. His PhD thesis was published in 2001 under the title Late Hittite Emar. Presently he teaches history courses at seniors' institutions.

Table of Contents

Tunes Included ix

Foreword Alan R. Harley xi

Preface xvii

Acknowledgments xix

Abbreviations xx

Part I Introduction to Wesley's Hymns

1 Setting the Scene 3

2 A Short Biography of Charles Wesley 14

3 Notes on Charles Wesley's Sacred Poetry 33

4 Music for the Hymns 42

Part II Psalms and Hymns arranged according to the Christian Year

Psalms and Hymns with Introductory Notes 53

A Morning and Evening 53

B On the Importance of Studying Scripture 60

C Prayer 67

D The Lord's Day 71

E Christmas 76

F Epiphany 86

G Good Friday 91

H Easter Sunday 102

I Ascensiontide 112

J Whitsuntide (Pentecost) 119

K Trinity Sunday 129

L From Trinity to Advent 154

M The Lord's Supper 168

N Advent 177

O New Year 188

P General Devotional Psalms and Hymns 194

Part III Theological Issues and Themes in Christian Experience

A Theological Issues 213

1 Wesley and Incarnational Theology 213

2 Theopaschitism 217

3 Perfectionism 221

4 Arminianism 231

B Christian Experience in Wesley's Hymns 237

1 The Hidden Life 237

2 The Role of Feeling 243

First Line Index of Psalms and Hymns 251

Wesley Hymns in the Wesleyan Hymn Book (USA) 255

Appendix: John Cennick's Hymn on the Second Coming 257

Bibliography 261

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