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Was Wesley a “Pelagian”?

Posted on : May 30, 2013

A common criticism of Wesley’s theology, especially from those of a more Calvinist inclination, is that it grounds salvation not on grace but human decision. This is, to put it bluntly, a false claim —… Continue Reading

Wesleyan and Methodist Studies Online

Posted on : May 24, 2013

This list of online resources for Wesleyan and Methodist studies is intended to be a beginning point for exploration, not an exhaustive compilation. The inclusion of a website here does not imply an endorsement of… Continue Reading

Ecclesial Challenges and the Millennial Generation

Posted on : May 21, 2013

By G. Stephen Blakemore, associate professor of philosophy, Wesley Biblical Seminary Is another gospel spreading among our youth? This essay focuses on the details of “Moralistic Therapeutic Deism” in order to explore new ways of… Continue Reading

Seminarians, Seminaries, and the American Spiritual Landscape

Posted on : May 20, 2013

By Frederick W. Schmidt, director of spiritual formation and Anglican studies, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University Among the challenges that Protestant seminarians will face as they begin their studies are the fundamentally different… Continue Reading
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January 23, 2023

“An abba said, ‘The prophets wrote books, then came our fathers, who put them into practice. Those who came after them learnt them by heart. Then came the present generation, who …

January 23, 2023

“An abba said, ‘The prophets wrote books, then came our fathers, who put them into practice. Those who came after them learnt them by heart. Then came the present generation, who …

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December 16, 2022

AFTE is now accepting scholarship applications for 2023. Applications and required supporting materials are due in the AFTE office no …

July 1, 2022

A Foundation for Theological Education (AFTE) John Wesley Fellowships have been awarded to six doctoral students. The John Wesley Fellows …