The Methodist Revolution

  title={The Methodist Revolution},
  author={Peter Mccaffery and Bernard Semmel},
  journal={British Journal of Sociology},
2 Citations
The “Chiliasm of Despair” Reconsidered: Revivalism and Working-Class Agitation in County Durham
  • J. Jaffe
  • History
    Journal of British Studies
  • 1989
The role of evangelical religion in the social history of the English working class has been an area of both bewildering theories and un-founded generalizations. The problem, of course, was given a
A “Religious Society under Heaven”: John Wesley and the Identity of Methodism
  • F. Dreyer
  • History
    Journal of British Studies
  • 1986
Methodism figures as a kind of puzzle in the history of eighteenth-century England. Even writers who are not unsympathetic to John Wesley sometimes find his thought incoherent and confused. “The