news from the Manchester Wesley Research Centre

Posted by David McEwan | Uncategorized | Wednesday 20 February 2013 8:21 am

Dear Friends:\r\n\r\nThis is message contains news about the Manchester Wesley Research Centre and information about upcoming events.\r\n\r\nSummer 2013 MWRC Visiting Fellows\r\n\r\nDr Jon Kulaga, Provost at Asbury University, has been appointed as the 2013 MWRC Visiting Fellow. Dr Kulaga will be working on a project titled: ‘John Wesley’s Leadership Style: In Search of a Paradigm’. Dr Carol Blessing (working on Mary Tooth) and Prof Charlene Pate (working on the Sunday School movement) will be summer Visiting Fellows from Point Loma Nazarene University.\r\n\r\nWesley and Methodist Studies (volume 5)\r\n\r\nThe fifth volume of Wesley and Methodist Studies is due to be published in the next few weeks. Complete details about the volume (including its contents and information about ordering a copy) can be found at: http://www.mwrc.ac.uk/wesley-and-methodist-studies/\r\n\r\nThe Oxford-Manchester Methodist Studies Seminars\r\n\r\nThe 2013 seminars will be in Oxford on Saturday 20 April and in Manchester on Saturday 30 November. The April seminar will include a book launch for The Ashgate Research Companion to World Methodism, with papers by contributors to the volume. For further information about this seminar, contact Jo Middleton: jmiddleton@brookes.ac.uk\r\n\r\nThe MWRC Annual Lecture\r\n\r\nProfessor David Bebbington (University of Stirling) will give the 2013 MWRC Annual Lecture titled: ‘Secession and Revival: The Louth Free Methodist Church in the 1850s’. This public lecture will be on Tuesday 18th June at 5pm on the campus of Nazarene Theological College. For further details: http://www.mwrc.ac.uk/mwrc-annual-lecture/\r\n\r\n‘George Whitefield at 300’ Conference (June 2014)\r\n\r\nPlease visit the conference website for the latest information about the conference at: http://www.mwrc.ac.uk/whitefield-conference/\r\n\r\nOther Events\r\n\r\nThe Lincoln College (Oxford) Wesley Lecture will be on Thursday 23 May 2013 given by Prof Andrew Thorpe on ‘Wesleyanism and British Labour Politics in the Twentieth Century’.\r\n\r\nThe Charles Wesley Society’s 2013 annual meeting with the theme ‘Charles Wesley and the Mission of the Church’ will be held 7-10 August 2013 at the Wesley Study Centre in Durham. For details visit: http://charleswesleysociety.org/conferences/2013-conference/\r\n\r\nGeordan Hammond, Ph.D., Director, Manchester Wesley Research Centre  www.mwrc.ac.uk

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