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Authority and order : John Wesley and his preachers

eBook, English, 2016
Routledge, London, 2016
1 online resource (124 pages)
9780754654544, 9781351956604, 0754654540, 1351956604
Contents: Introduction; Prologue: 'I am a Church of England man'; Wesley's initial position: authority of rubric and canon; After Aldersgate: authority of a warm-hearted Evangelist; Wesley's assistants: 'sons of the Gospel'; Wesley's expression of authority: 'I am a scriptural Episcopos'; Ordination of the assistants: is it separation from the Church of England?; Wesley reflects upon his actions: 'prophets and priests' - Ireland 1789; The Liturgy: Prayer Book Ordinal adapted; The text: Wesley's adaptation of the Prayer Book Ordinal; Epilogue: 'Be Church of England men still'; Bibliography; Index.