An invaluable undertaking! Fully cognizant of Wesley's 18th-century social and intellectual milieu, Collins explores his major doctrines with finesse, even using Wesley's own terminology. Then, in an imaginative leap, Collins updates Wesleyan tradition for a host of 21st-century concerns. 452 pages, softcover. Abingdon.
A rich articulation of John Wesley's theology that is appreciative of the old and mindful of the new, faithful to the past and attentive to the present.
Kenneth J. Collins is Professor of Historical Theology and Wesley Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore Kentucky, and an elder in the Kentucky Conference of The United Methodist Church. He also teaches at the Baltic Methodist Theological Seminary in Estonia, and is a member of the Wesleyan Theological Society, Wesley Historical Society, and Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality. He is the author of A Real Christian: The Life of John Wesley, The Scripture Way of Salvation: The Heart of John Wesley's Theology, co-editor of Conversion in the Wesleyan Tradition, and John Wesley: A Theological Journey.
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