rss_2.0Holiness FeedSciendo RSS Feed for Holiness Feed Review: Meredith Veldman, London: Routledge 2022. Review: John Lenton, Clive Murry, Linda A Ryan (eds), Oxford: Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History, 2000.‘Methodism Alive’: Mass Observation's Worktown Perspective<abstract> <title style='display:none'>Abstract</title> <p>This paper explores the potential of the Mass Observation Archive at the University of Sussex for studying the history of Methodism in Bolton (aka ‘Worktown’) during the middle third of the twentieth century, with particular reference to the years 1937–40 and 1960, demonstrating its value for recording the lived experience of Methodism. An <xref ref-type="app" rid="j_holiness-2024-0006_app_001">appendix</xref> contains three key documents, two of them relating to the work of the Victoria Hall in the Bolton Mission circuit, which was much lauded by Mass Observation.</p> </abstract>ARTICLEtrue and Holiness: Reading Wesley through Oduyoye<abstract> <title style='display:none'>Abstract</title> <p>This article seeks to read Wesley through the lens of Mercy Amba Oduyoye, reimagining the Wesleyan understanding of holiness in terms of Oduyoye's understanding of wholeness. It concludes with a constructive proposal for rethinking what holiness could or should look like given the rise of cultural context as a theological authority.</p> </abstract>ARTICLEtrueção Holística na Comunidade Wesleyana: A Perspectiva Afro-Ganense Review: Joseph Nehemiah, Carlisle, Cumbria, UK: Langham Global Library, 2021.Éducation Holistique au Sein de la Communauté Wesleyenne : La Perspective Africaine Ghanéenne Education Within The Wesleyan Community: The Ghanaian African Perspective Review: Johanna Stiebert and Musa W. Dube (eds.) London: T&T Clark, 2020. Wesley and the “Peaceable Reign” of Christ<abstract> <title style='display:none'>Abstract</title> <p>One of the neglected themes in the lyrical theology of Charles Wesley is the kingdom of God, what he describes as the peaceable reign of Christ. Inspired by the biblical witness, Wesley's vision revolves around the concepts of reconciliation; the reign in the heart; and righteousness, joy, peace, justice, and compassion as the constitutive elements of an already-but-not-yet reality.</p> </abstract>ARTICLEtrue preached by Susan Howdle at the Funeral Service of the Revd Dr. Brian Beck. 19 December 2022 Wesley Church, Cambridge House - Part II Theological Legacy of William Capers’ ‘Slave’ Catechisms Wesley House Centenary Prayers Sermon - Brian Beck the Church: Insights and Ideas for Implementation Like a Methodist – Intercultural Perspectives Leading In Education‘Slavery, Colonialism and Christian Memory: Restitution? Compensation? Or Status Quo?’