Bar Tunes Not Wesleys' Way
- Hymn writers John and Charles Wesley. // Christianity Today;9/21/84, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p30
Profiles English hymnwriters John and Charles Wesley, brothers who changed the course of church singing. For 57 years, they wrote an average of three hymns per week--many of which are still sung in English-speaking churches everywhere. Discussion of their hymnic heritage, their motivation, and...
- Did You Know? Coffman, Elesha // Christian History;2001, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p2
Focuses on the life and works of preacher John Wesley and composer Charles Wesley in England. Facts on the childhood of the brothers; Academic achievements; Contribution to the British society.
- Innovating with the Flow. Coffman, Elesha // Christian History;2001, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p7
Focuses on the life and works of Methodist brothers John and Charles Wesley in England. Rise of Pietism due to the frustration with the German Church; Translation of German hymns by John; Composition of Moravian inspired poetry by Charles.
- A Tale of Two Brothers. Heitzenrater, Richard P. // Christian History;2001, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on the life and works of Methodist brothers John and Charles Wesley in England. Discussion on the academic experience of the brothers; Ordination of the brothers in the Church of England; Account of the missionary work at Georgia. INSET: Wesleys in America.
- The Matchmakers. Petry, Janine // Christian History;2001, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p23
Focuses on the agreement between Methodist ministers John and Charles Wesley to help each other find wives. Need for the brothers to approve the relationship; Relationship between John and the American Sophy Hopkey; Account of the wedding between Charles and bride Sally Gwyne.
- Two Views on Perfection. Wesley, John // Christian History;2001, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p34
Presents the views of brothers John and Charles Wesley on perfection. Relationship of perfection and holiness; Details on the stages in the Christian life; Criteria for a perfect Christian life.
- Wesley hymn invites all to 'the Gospel Feast'. HENSLEY, BENJAMIN // United Methodist Reporter;5/3/2013, Vol. 160 Issue 1, p2B
The article offers a brief overview of Charles Wesley, a hymn composer and the younger brother of Methodism's founder, John Wesley.
- God, Man, Woman, and the Wesleys. Robbins, Peggy // American Heritage;Apr/May84, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p96
Focuses on the founders of Methodism, John and Charles Wesley, who started their ecclesiastical careers with a period of unrelieved bungling. History of Methodism, which began in Georgia.
- The forgotten Wesley. Townsend, Jim // Christian History;1991, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p6
Focuses on 18th century English hymn writer Charles Wesley. Background of Wesley's musical inclinations as a child; Relationship with his brother John Wesley; Obsession with perfecting his talent for writing hymns for Methodist meetings. INSET: Radicals in times of revolution..