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By John R. Tyson

ISBN-10: 0802829392

ISBN-13: 9780802829399

Charles Wesley (1707?1788) used to be the cofounder of Methodism and the writer of greater than 9,000 hymns and sacred poems, together with such favorites as ???Hark! the bring in Angels Sing, ??? ???O for 1000 Tongues to Sing, ??? and ???Christ the Lord Is Risen Today.??? John Tyson the following strains the outstanding lifetime of this influential guy from cradle to grave, utilizing infrequent ? together with formerly unpublished ? hymns, letters, and magazine fabrics. because the more youthful brother of John Wesley, Charles was once an important companion within the Methodist revival. whereas frequently status within the shadow of his extra recognized brother, Charles Wesley was once arguably the founding father of the Oxford Holy membership, and he truly skilled evangelical conversion 3 days ahead of John. In support Me to Proclaim Tyson explores, between different issues, behind-the-scenes questions about the brothers??? sometimes-stormy courting. even though all his accomplishments as an evangelist and itinerant preacher, Charles is mainly remembered for his startling facility at writing hymns that convey God at paintings in nearly each example of existence. His awesome legacy endures around the globe, as 1000s of Charles Wesley hymns are nonetheless sung in church buildings in all places this present day. support Me to Proclaim attracts an image of a guy whose constancy to either the Church of britain and the unique imaginative and prescient of Methodism energized his notable skills as a revivalist and hymn author. Readers additionally get a glimpse into Wesley??'s middle and brain in the course of the window of his hymn texts. this can be a biography that any pupil of church historical past or hymnody will welcome.

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