Item description for Historical Dictionary of Methodism (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies and Movements) by Charles Yrigoyen, Susan E. Warrick & Frank Baker...
In 2003, Methodists celebrated the 300th anniversary of the birth of their founder, John Wesley. Today, there are more than 300 Methodist denominations in 140 nations. Covering the activities of this group that plays an important role in the ecumenical movement through its many social and charitable activities in world affairs, this book offers more than 400 entries that describe important events, doctrines, and the church founders, leaders, and other prominent figures who have made notable contributions. It also includes: a list of commonly used acronyms, chronology of historical events, introductory essay on the history of Methodism, 15-page black-and-white photo spread, bibliography, listing of important libraries and depositories of Methodist materials. The impressive list of contributors includes more than 60 specialists who are academics, administrators, pastors, and theologians.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.76" Width: 6.44" Height: 1.19" Weight: 1.51 lbs.
Release Date Mar 16, 2005
Publisher The Scarecrow Press, Inc.
ISBN 0810854511 ISBN13 9780810854512
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More About Charles Yrigoyen, Susan E. Warrick & Frank Baker
Charles Yrigoyen, Jr. is General Secretary for the General Commission on Archives and History with the United Methodist Church. He teaches history and theology at Drew University and Union Theological Seminary (NY), and has authored and co-authored several publications, including John Wesley: Holiness of Heart and Life. He is on the Board of Directors of the Wesley Works Editorial Project. Susan E. Warrick is Assistant General Secretary of the General Commission on Archives and History, The United Methodist Church in Madison, NJ.
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An authoritative reference and complete history of the roots of the Methodist church May 6, 2006
The updated and expanded second edition of Historical Dictionary Of Methodism, is collaboratively compiled and co-edited by Susan E. Warrick (Assistant General Secretary for the General Commission on Archives) and Charles Yrigoyen, Jr. (General Secretary for the General Commission on Archives and History with the United Methodist Church). A comprehensive and precise collective study of Methodism and Christianity in whole, the Historical Dictionary Of Methodism is an authoritative reference and complete history of the roots of the Methodist church. The Historical Dictionary Of Methodism covers everything from John Wesley and his followers, to the individual principles ranging from country to organization, and is therefore very highly recommended for students of the history of Methodism for its expansive and thorough coverage of the many variables and constructs of its church and philosophies.