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Methodist Studies

Getting Started

Kenneth Collins' Wesley Bibliography (pdf)
United Methodist Studies: Basic Bibliographies (pdf)
Encyclopedia of World Methodism (includes an online version)
Dictionary of Methodism in Britain and Ireland (online)
Historical Dictionary of Methodism
Timetables of History for Students of Methodism
Historical Atlas of the Methodist Movement
Oxford Handbook of Methodist Studies
Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church
Book of Resolutions of the United Methodist Church
United Methodist Hymnal
United Methodist Book of Worship

Books

Essential reading:


Frederick Norwood, The Story of American Methodism
John Wigger, Taking Heaven by Storm 
David Hempton, Methodism: Empire of the Spirit (ebook)
Russell Richey, Kenneth Rowe, Jean Miller Schmidt, editors, The Methodist Experience in America 
Kenneth Collins, The Theology of John Wesley
Thomas Langford, Pracical Divinity: Theology in the Wesleyan Tradition
Albert Outler, editor, John Wesley's Sermons: An Anthology
The Works of John Wesley 

Works on Methodism and by scholars in the Methodist and Wesleyan traditions will be found throughout the library collections.  To browse the shelves for principle works of Methodist theology, begin at call number 230.7.  
For works of Methodist history (including the United Methodist Church and related denominations), begin at call number 287. 

Journals

Methodist History
Methodist Review

Links

Center for Studies in the Wesleyan Tradition
American Methodism Project
Letters of John Wesley
Wesley Center Online
United Methodist Archives Center

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