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Early Methodist Life and Spirituality

Lester Ruth

Early Methodist Life and Spirituality

Lester Ruth

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Presents primary source material from the writings of early American Methodists (ca. 1770-1820), illustrating their lives and spirituality. Writings are from women and men, blacks and whites. Setting in context each of the readings, Ruth includes materials--sermon outlines, journal and diary entries, excerpts from correspondence, hymnody and poetry, theological reflections, and contemporaneous historical descriptions--from Francis Asbury, Thomas Coke, Peter Cartwright and others.

- Publisher Presents primary source material from the writings of early American Methodists, illustrating their lives & spirituality. Setting in context each of the readings, Ruth includes material from Francis Asbury, Thomas Coke & Peter Cartwright, amongst others.

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About "Early Methodist Life and Spirituality"

Presents primary source material from the writings of early American Methodists (ca. 1770-1820), illustrating their lives and spirituality. Writings are from women and men, blacks and whites. Setting in context each of the readings, Ruth includes materials--sermon outlines, journal and diary entries, excerpts from correspondence, hymnody and poetry, theological reflections, and contemporaneous historical descriptions--from Francis Asbury, Thomas Coke, Peter Cartwright and others.
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Presents primary source material from the writings of early American Methodists, illustrating their lives & spirituality. Setting in context each of the readings, Ruth includes material from Francis Asbury, Thomas Coke & Peter Cartwright, amongst others.
- Publisher

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Lester Ruth

Lester Ruth (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame) is the Lily May Jarvis Professor of Christian Worship at Asbury Theological Seminary and teaches liturgical history in the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies.

Prior to teaching at Asbury Seminary, Dr. Ruth was assistant professor of Liturgical Studies at Yale University Divinity School and Institute of Sacred Music. He has been an adjunct at Tyndale Theological Seminary (Toronto), Northern Baptist Theological Seminary (Chicago) and the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies (Jacksonville, Fla.). He is a member of the North American Academy of Liturgy.

His book, A Little Heaven Below: Worship at Early Methodist Quarterly Meetings (Nashville: Kingswood Books, 2000) was awarded the Jesse Lee Prize by the United Methodist General Commission on Archives and History.Dr. Ruth is currently editing a multi-volume set of worship case studies from church history as well as continuing research into the theology of contemporary worship music, the first is being Walking Where Jesus Walked: Worship in Fourth Century Jerusalem.
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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 230389
  • Product Code 0687342740
  • EAN 9780687342747
  • Pages 288
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Abingdon Press
  • Publication Date May 2005
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.500kg

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