News from the Manchester Wesley Research Centre

Posted by David McEwan | Uncategorized | Tuesday 15 November 2011 9:58 am

Dear Friends of the Manchester Wesley Research Centre:\r\n\r\nThe MWRC has recently welcomed Asbury University as its ninth partner institution. For an NCN News story regarding this new partnership, visit http://www.ncnnews.com/nphweb/html/ncn/article.jsp?sid=10000008&id=10010837.\r\n\r\nA number of MWRC Junior Fellows completed their doctorates at MWRC partner institutions during the 2010-11 academic year. See http://www.mwrc.ac.uk/junior-fellows-graduated/ to find out about their work.\r\n\r\nThe fourth volume of Wesley and Methodist Studies is shaping up well. Amongst other articles it will feature three essays from an American Academy of Religion session on ‘New Horizons and Frontiers: Evangelical Preachers and Preaching’. For further details join the WMS Facebook page or visit the WMS website.\r\n\r\nThe 2012 MWRC Annual Lecture will be given by Dr David Ceri Jones, Lecturer in History, Aberystwyth University. The preliminary title for the lecture is ‘The Elect Methodists: Rehabilitating Calvinistic Methodism’. The lecture will be on Monday 11th June at 5pm on the campus of Nazarene Theological College.\r\n\r\nThe date for the 2012 Postgraduate Colloquium has provisionally been set as Tuesday 12 June.\r\n\r\nMany of you will be subscribers to the online journal Methodist Review. MR now publishes quarterly newsletters, which are very useful for learning about news and upcoming events related to Wesley and Methodist Studies. The latest issue contains an important notice about the Methodist Archives Collection Catalogue at the John Rylands University Library of Manchester. The link to the catalogue is: http://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/searchresources/guidetospecialcollections/methodist/methodistarchivescollectioncatalogue/\r\n\r\nThe Methodist Missionary Society History Project will hold in 2012 annual conference in Manchester at Luther King House from 3-4 November. The theme will be mission and inter-church and inter-faith relationships.\r\n\r\nGeordan Hammond, Director, Manchester Wesley Research Centre, Co-editor, Wesley and Methodist Studies, ww.mwrc.ac.uk

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