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Wesleyan worship and the means of Grace

Gribben, Robert W. (2018) Wesleyan worship and the means of Grace. Journal of Wesleyan Thought, 1 (1). pp. 1-10. ISSN 2209-8291

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Abstract

This article explores the question, ‘What is Wesleyan worship?’ by investigating John Wesley’s use of the means of grace and of hymn singing. The role of hymns as a valuable mode of teaching doctrine is highlighted. The liturgical minimalism of nineteenth-century Methodism and the impact of revivalism are identified as contributing causes of the loss of Wesley’s worship practices among Methodists.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Wesleyan, worship, Grace
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Strategic Basic Research
Subjects: D - Missiology
College/Association with University of Divinity: Pilgrim Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2019 02:25
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2019 02:25
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3464

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