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The Life of the Rev. Charles Wesley
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The Life of the Rev. Charles Wesley


Wesleyan Methodist Book Room 1900

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John Telford’s The Life of the Rev. Charles Wesley is an in-depth look at Charles Wesley’s life and the impact he had on the world. The biography brings the reader into contact with a wide and distinguished circle connected by friendship and admiration for Charles Wesley, with tributes from Isaac Watts, John Fletcher, Robert Southey, and more.

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Key Features

  • Includes an informative outline of the chapters at the beginning of the volume that doubles as a timeline
  • Examines the life of Charles Wesley while simultaneously illustrating the rise of Methodism
  • Includes personal letters, poems, hymns, historical documents, sermons, essays, and more


  • Ancestry and Parentage
  • Epworth, Westminster, and Christ Church
  • Mission to Georgia
  • Evangelical Conversion and Labours
  • First Stages of the Evangelical Revival
  • A Season of Controversy
  • Itinerant Life and Persecution
  • Labours in England and Ireland, 1744–1748
  • His Marriage
  • The First Four Years after His Marriage
  • Controversy and Labour
  • The Poet of the Evangelical Revival
  • The Poet and His Family in London
  • Old Age and Death
  • Character and Work
  • Dates of Charles Wesley’s Life
  • Works of Charles Wesley
  • Chronological Arrangement of His Letters
  • Funeral Expenses and Mrs. Charles Wesley’s Singing
  • Index

Praise for the Print Edition

For popular use Mr. Telford’s biography of Charles Wesley has no competitor. One of the merits of the book is the just prominence given to his itinerant and evangelistic labors.

The London Quarterly Review

Product Details

  • Title: The Life of the Rev. Charles Wesley
  • Author: John Telford
  • Publisher: Wesleyan Methodist Book Room
  • Publication Date: 1900
  • Pages: 324

About John Telford

John Telford (1851–1936) was educated at London University and was the editor for the Wesleyan Methodist Magazine. His numerous works include Life of John Wesley, The Story of Moses and Joshua: Its Lessons for Today, Women in the Mission Field, History of Lay Preaching in the Christian Church, and Man’s Partnership with Divine Providence.

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