By Paul W. Chilcote
"Charles Wesley's hymns are one of many richest assets that experience sustained Methodists throughout the centuries. they don't seem to be simply automobiles of compliment; Wesley crafted them to immerse the singer within the center of Christian religion, and so embed it of their being. In his common transparent and winsome sort, Paul Chilcote highlights the critical emphases of Wesley's wealthy hymnic theology. hugely recommended."
--Randy L. Maddox, William Kellon fast Professor of Wesleyan and Methodist reviews, Duke Divinity School
"Delightful! A religion That Sings throbs with the enjoyment and get together of Charles Wesley's hymns. Lavishly documented with Wesleyan hymns and pertinent secondary literature, this survey of the most components of Charles Wesley's theology is a far wanted addition to the sphere. From "Incarnation" to "Heaven" such a lot significant subject matters are taken care of in a tantalizing demeanour. fairly very important is the eye which Chilcote supplies the hitherto unexplored territory of Wesley's theology of prayer. This introductory survey is a must-read for all scholars of Methodism!"
--John R. Tyson, Professor of Church historical past, and Director of Methodist reviews, Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity institution, Rochester, long island
"In the Wesleyan culture, hymns were often called 'other prayers,' and theology has been sung in addition to written or preached. Chilcote has mined the hymnody of Charles Wesley, not just exhibiting how hymns have been on the center of the early Methodist move, yet how very important it truly is for us continually to have a religion that sings."
--Steve Harper, retired Professor of religious Formation and Wesley Studies
"Affirming that Charles Wesley's theology-rich hymns offer a medium for Christian educating in addition to for compliment and prayer, Chilcote selects consultant Wesley hymn texts so one can discover 9 center biblical and christological topics. the result's an attractive, obtainable, insightful--and even inspirational--primer on Wesleyan theology. every one reader, irrespective of the theological education or position at the non secular trip, will locate this publication to be a beneficial resource."
--Karen B. Westerfield Tucker, Boston University
Paul W. Chilcote is educational Dean and Professor of old Theology & Wesleyan reports at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ohio.
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A Faith That Sings: Biblical Themes in the Lyrical Theology of Charles Wesley (Wesleyan Doctrine Series Book 12) by Paul W. Chilcote