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'The suffering members sympathise' : constructing the sympathetic self in the hymns of Charles Wesley

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posted on 2007-01-01, 00:00 authored by Joanna CruickshankJoanna Cruickshank
For the first time in history, this timely landmark volume brings together contributions from the leading scholars working on the life and work of Charles Wesley.


Title of book

Charles Wesley : life, literature and legacy

Chapter number



245 - 263



Place of publication

Peterborough, Vic.








Contents: Charles Wesley and his biographers / Gareth Lloyd -- Charles Wesley and the eighteenth century / Jeremy Gregory -- Charles Wesley and early Methodism / Henry D. Rack -- Brothers in arms: the partnership of John and Charles Wesley / John A. Newton -- Charles Wesley and Susanna / Charles Wallace -- Charles Wesley and the preachers / John Lenton -- Charles Wesley and John Fletcher / Peter Forsaith -- Charles Wesley and his children / Philip Olleson -- Charles Wesley, Catholicism and anti-Catholicism / Peter Nockles -- Charles Wesley and a window to the East / S T Kimbrough Jr -- Charles Wesley and Calvinism / Geoffrey Wainwright -- 'I preached at the cross, as usual': Charles Wesley and redemption / John R. Tyson -- Balsamic virtue: healing imagery in Charles Wesley / Robert Webster -- 'The suffering members sympathise': constructing the sympathetic self in the hymns of Charles Wesley / Joanna Cruickshank -- Charles Wesley, theologian / Ted A. Campbell -- Charles Wesley and the revival of the doctrine of the Trinity: a Methodist contribution to modern theology / Jason E. Vickers -- Charles Wesley and the language of faith / Paul Wesley Chilcote -- Charles Wesley's sermons / Kenneth G.C. Newport -- The letters of Charles Wesley / Gareth Lloyd -- Charles Wesley's shorthand / Oliver A. Beckerlegge (with Kenneth G.C. Newport) -- The hymns of Charles Wesley and the poetic tradition / J.R. Watson -- The metamorphosis of Charles Wesley's Christmas hymns, 1739-88 / Frank Baker -- The influence of Charles Wesley on contemporary hymnody / Andrew Pratt -- The musical Charles Wesley / Carlton R. Young -- Charles Wesley's spirituality / Martin Groves -- 'A most solemn season of love': Charles Wesley and marriage in early Methodism / Anna M. Lawrence -- Purge the preachers: the Wesleys and quality control / Richard P. Heitzenrater -- Charles Wesley and contemporary theology / Susan J. White.

Publication classification

B1.1 Book chapter; B Book chapter

Copyright notice

2007, Epworth Press




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