Charles Wesley in Ireland (1747-1748): A reconstruction from primary sources

Newport, Kenneth G. C. (2016) Charles Wesley in Ireland (1747-1748): A reconstruction from primary sources. Bulletin of the Methodist Historical Society in Ireland, 21 (2). pp. 124-194. ISSN 2047-0649 (Accepted for Publication)

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Abstract

This article uses previously unresearched primary materials relating to Charles Wesley's two visits to Ireland in 1747 and 1748. It contains a reconstruction of his time during these visits and provides some analysis of the progress of the very earliest Methodist societies, mainly in Dublin and Cork. It contains annotated transcriptions of six of the seven documents concerned, which helps the reader to gain an overall picture of Charles Wesley's time in Ireland and the progress of the nascent Methodist movement.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information and Comments: A shorter version of this paper was published by the Charles Wesley Society in its proceedings.
Keywords: Charles Wesley; Methodism; Ireland; 18th century; Wesleyian; Evangelical revival.
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Arts & Humanities > Theology, Philosophy and Religion
Depositing User: Kenneth Newport
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2016 16:15
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2017 15:40
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/1774

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