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Author Jones, David Ceri.

Title The elect Methodists : Calvinistic Methodism in England and Wales, 1735-1811 / David Ceri Jones, Boyd Standley Schlenther and Eryn Mant White
Published Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2012


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 307 pages) : illustrations
Contents A sweet prospect' for the gospel: the origins of Calvinistic Methodism, 1735-1738 -- A great pouring out of the Spirit': the forging of a movement, 1739-1740 -- An 'outward settled agreement': shaping a structure and a spirituality, 1741-1742 -- From high hopes to 'miserable divisions': the consolidation and splintering of Calvinistic Methodism, 1744-1750 -- 'A leader is wanting': lean years in Wales, 1750-1762,tentative years in England, 1750-1765 -- 'I will once more shake the heavens': a new revival for Wales, 1762-1779 -- 'You are only going to a few simple souls': new English Calvinistic groupings, at mid-century -- 'My Lady's society': the birth and growth of the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion, 1770-1791 -- 'The Lord's gift to the north': the spread of the movement throughout Wales, 1780-1791 -- A smooth and satisfactory order': towards a new denomination for Wales and decline in England, 1791-1811
Summary The Elect Methodists is the first full-length academic study of Calvinistic Methodism, a movement that emerged in the eighteenth century as an alternative to the better known Wesleyan grouping. While the branch of Methodism led by John Wesley has received significant historical attention, Calvinistic Methodism, especially in England, has not. The book charts the sources of the eighteenth-century Methodist revival in the context of Protestant evangelicalism emerging in continental Europe and colonial North America, and then proceeds to follow the fortunes in both England and Wales of the Calvin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-276) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Calvinistic Methodists -- England -- History -- 18th century
Calvinistic Methodists -- England -- History -- 19th century
Calvinistic Methodists -- Wales -- History -- 18th century
Calvinistic Methodists -- Wales -- History -- 19th century
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Methodist.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Calvinist.
Calvinistic Methodists.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author White, Eryn Mant.
Schlenther, Boyd Stanley, 1936-
ISBN 9780708325025