Theses collection

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Alison, Timothy Roy, An Historical Cohort Study of Methodist Ministers Examining Lifespan and Socioeconomic Status (MSc, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manchester, 1995). 

Baker, Eric, The relation of William Law to John Wesley and the beginnings of Methodism (University of Edinburgh, 1941). 

Baker, Frank, The Rev. William Grimshaw and the eighteenth-century revival of religion in England (University of Nottingham, n.d.). 

Batty, Margaret, The contribution of local preachers to the life of the Wesleyan Methodist Church until 1932, and to the Methodist Church after 1932, in England (University of Leeds, 1969). 

Billington, Raymond J., The liturgical movement and Methodism (n. pl., n.d.). 

Black, John, An examination of rural elementary education in north Oxfordshire and west Wiltshire between 1870 and 1902 (University of Manchester, 1981). 

Bowmer, John C., Church and ministry in Wesleyan Methodism from the death of John Wesley to the death of Jabez Bunting (n.p., n.d.). 

Bowmer, John C., The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper in Early Methodism (University of Leeds, 1949). 

Brian, Michael Edmund, Set for Defence: In what ways does the work of Revd. Samuel Wainwright, D.D., (1824-1899) contribute to our understanding of some of the problems of the Victorian Church? (M.A., University of Liverpool, 1999). 

Casto, Richard Michael, Exegetical Method in John Wesley’s Explanatory Notes upon the Old Testament (Duke University, 1977).

 Clarke, David Frederick, Benjamin Ingham (1712-1772) (University of Leeds, 1971). 

Cleland, I. David, The Development of Wesleyan Methodist Principles and Ideas (1791-1914) (University of Nottingham, 1970). 

Currie, R. and Gilbert, A.D., Methodist and General Baptist New Connexion Membership (1800-1907) (Wadham College, University of Oxford, n.d.). 

Delve, Alfred, The Methodist Hymn Book and its history (n. pl., 1905). 

Dobie, Carole C., The Leeds Organ Case. A Study in Methodist Secession (n. pl., n.d.). 

Dunlap, Eldon Dale, Methodist Theology in Great Britain in the Nineteenth Century (Yale University, 1956). 

Dunlap, Eldon Dale, Bibliography of British Methodist Theology (1900-1967) (St Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, n.d.).

Flaschsmeiser, Horst R., John Wesley als Sozialhygieniker und Arzt (Hamburg, 1957).

Forsaith, Peter, The Correspondence of the Revd. John W. Fletcher: letters to the Revd. Charles Wesley, considered in the context of the Evangelical Revival. Edited, with a commentary. (Ph.D., Oxford Brookes University, 2003). 

Foster, Winifred, The Methodist Interpretation of Christian Citizenship based on the Teaching of Our Lord Jesus Christ (St. Katherine’s College, London, n.d.). 

Goodhead, Andrew Frank, A Crown and a Cross: The Origins, development and Decline of the Methodist Class Meeting in 18th Century England, 2 vols, (Ph.D. University of Sheffield at Cliff College, 2007).  

Hammond, Geordan, Restoring Primitive Christianity: John Wesley and Georgia, 1735-1737 (Ph.D. University of Manchester, School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, Religions and Theology, 2008). 

Harvey, Marvin Ellis, The Wesleyan Movement and the American Revolution (University of Washington, 1962). 

Watson, Kevin, Primitive Methodism in the United States: A Transatlantic Perspective, 2 vols, (University of Sheffield, 2005). 

Young, David Martin, ‘”The Most Astonishing Triumphs”: fresh Light on Primitive Methodist History, Hagiography and Detraction from northern Hampshire 1830-1852 (M.Phil., University of Chester, 2014).