Wesley for Armchair Theologians  -     By: William J. Abraham
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Wesley for Armchair Theologians

Westminster John Knox Press / 2005 / Paperback

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Called the most important Protestant since Luther, the founder of the Methodists preached Christ to hundreds of thousands of people, formed small groups to foster discipleship, and actively helped the poor and downtrodden. Abraham gives a remarkably evenhanded presentation of Wesley's emphases, achievements, and legacy. 192 pages, softcover from Westminster/John Knox.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 8 X 5 (inches)
ISBN: 0664226213
ISBN-13: 9780664226213
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Series: Armchair Theologians

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Publisher's Description

Wesley for Armchair Theologians engagingly presents the life and theology of John Wesley, the founder of Methodism. Written by prominent Wesley scholar William Abraham, who aimed to "make Wesley come alive for those who would truly love to become armchair theologians," the book is an excellent, entertaining, and expert guide to the work of this important Christian figure.

Written by experts but designed for the novice, the Armchair series provides accurate, concise, and witty overviews of some of the most profound moments and theologians in Christian history. These books are essential supplements for first-time encounters with primary texts, lucid refreshers for scholars and clergy, and enjoyable reads for the theologically curious.

Author Bio

William J. Abraham is Albert Cook Outler Professor of Wesley Studies and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas.

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    Elkin, NC
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    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Not a bad volume - readable and interesting
    April 4, 2012
    Peter
    Elkin, NC
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    One who reviewed this book said "Abraham gives his opinion of Wesley". Of course he does! He's the author, and his opinion is not bad. This is a well written book. Of course it is light, but that is the intent. Great introduction to a wonderful thinker and leader. I have much about Wesley over the years, and I learned a couple of things from this book. So, i would say it is worth your time.
  2. Dr. J.A. Fox
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    February 12, 2009
    Dr. J.A. Fox
    William Abraham gives HIS view of Wesley. Not only does he somewhat describe Wesleyan theology, he is often very critical of Wesley. If I wanted a critique, I would have not bought a book titled "Armchair Theology". This is a very biased view and I would recommend a different book on Wesley's theology if you want to learn about Wesley from an unbiased source.
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