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The Heart of John Wesley's Journal
ISBN/SKU: 9781619700505
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Spanning some fifty-five years, John Wesley recorded his daily experiences in stidying, teaching, preaching, and traveling throughout England and them America in the eighteenth century. These selcections present an engrossing portrait of Wesley during the course of his travels and evangelistic activities, illuminating the preacher's views and opinions on a host of contemporary matter.

Wesley's eclectic interests and passion for rational analysis also make his journal a rich source for any reader interested in observing the conditions and values of society- particularly those of the lower classes- through the eyes of a well-educated and intelligent gentleman of the time.

John Wesly (1703- 1791) was an eighteenth- century Anglican clergyman and Christian theologian who was the founder of the methodist movement. Methodism had three rises, teh first at Oxfor University with the foundign of the so-called "Holy Club", the secnd while Wesley was parish preist in Savannah, Georgia, and the third in London after Wesley's return to England. The movement took form from its third rise in the early 1740s when Wesley, along with others, began intinerant fielf preaching and subsequently founded religious societies for the formation of believers. This was the first widely successful evangelical movement in Britain.

Hendrickson Classic Biogrpahies feature enduring stories about real people whose lives have been touched and transformed by  God, and who in turn have touched others with God's love. Each story has been carefully selected, gently edited if necessary, and freshly typeset, making ever =y account- be it ancient or contemporary- a complellign read. Great lives reaching across the ages to touch lives todya, encouraging, challenging, and inspiring.


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