Maddock, Ian J.

Men of one book : a comparison of two Methodist preachers, John Wesley and George Whitefield / Ian J. Maddock ; foreword by Andrew T.B. McGowan. - Cambridge, U.K. : Lutterworth Press, 2012, �2011. - 1 online resource (xiii, 253 pages)

Includes bibliographical references.

Front cover; Title page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; Introducing Wesley and Whitefield, Men od One Book; Polarization; Trends in Historiography; Whitefield Studies; Wesley Studies; Outline; Conclusion; 2. A Comparison of the Itinerant Field-Preaching Ministries of George Whitefield and John Wesley; Introduction; George Whitefield: ""The Whole World is now my Parish""; John Wesley: ""I Look Upon All The World As My Parish""; Conclusion; 3. A Comparison of the Delivery, Style, and Description of Sermons Preached by George Whitefield and John Wesley; Introduction. A Comparison of the Delivery and Style of the Sermons Preached by George Whitefield and John WesleyDescribing the Sermons Preached by Whitefield and Welsey; Conclusion; 4. A Comparison of the Use, Interpretation, and Application of the Inspired Word in the Printed Words of George Whitefield and John Wesley; Introduction; Whitefield's and Wesley's aspirations for the printed word; The use of Scripture in the printed words of Whitefield and Wesley; The interpretation and application of Scripture in the printed writings of Wesley and Whitefield; Conclusion. 5. A Comparison of the Core Doctrines Proclaimed by George Whitefield and John WesleyThe human condition in the preaching of Whitefield and Wesley; Justification in the preaching of Whitefield and Wesley; Regeneration in the preaching of Whitefield and Wesley; Conclusion; 6. Conclusion; Similarities; Differences; Conclusion; Bibliography; Back cover.

In this notable contribution to the study of John Wesley and George Whitefield, Ian Maddock discovers the affinity between two preachers often contrasted as enemies. The controversial Free Grace episode of the early eighteenth century, which highlighted the theological divisions between Wesley's Arminianism and Whitefield's Calvinism, has influenced the scholarly division of these forerunners of the Eighteenth Century Revival, resulting in a polarised critical heritage. In a critical assessment of John Wesley, the 'scholar preacher', and George Whitefield, the 'actor preacher', Maddock gives d.

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Wesley, John, 1703-1791.
Whitefield, George, 1714-1770.
Wesley, John, 1703-1791.
Whitefield, George, 1714-1770.


1700-1799


Methodism--Biography.
Evangelists--Biography.
Methodist Church--Clergy--Biography.
Presbyterian Church--Clergy--Biography.
Calvinistic Methodists--Biography.
Methodist preaching.
Preaching--History--18th century.
Methodism--History--18th century.
Theology, Doctrinal--History--18th century.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Religious.
RELIGION--Christianity--Methodist.
RELIGION--Christian Theology--General.
Calvinistic Methodists.
Evangelists.
Methodism.
Methodist Church--Clergy.
Methodist preaching.
Preaching.
Presbyterian Church--Clergy.
Theology, Doctrinal.


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