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New OUP books on Whitefield and Wesley published

George Whitefield: Life, Context, and Legacy Edited by Geordan Hammond and David Ceri Jones – Whitefield flier  Offers a reassessment of Whitefield’s life, and interprets him in a wide range of new contexts. Includes examination of Whitefield’s chequered relationship with the … Continue reading

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Building the Church – new Chapels Society publication available!

The Chapels Society is pleased to announce the publication of Building the Church (The Chapels Society Journal Volume 2) edited by Chris Skidmore. The volume contains essays on James Weir: a Wesleyan Architect (Alan Brooks), The Building of Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford … Continue reading

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Book Release – Valley of a Hundred Chapels

A new history book for the Upper Calder Valley offers a fascinating look into how the non-conformists of one Yorkshire valley helped shape the modern world. Former Hebden Bridge Times and Yorkshire Post reporter Amy Binns, of Heptonstall, has researched … Continue reading

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The Theological Education of the Ministry

We have been informed that Pickwick Publications has recently released Alan P F Sell’s new book, ‘The Theological Education of the Ministry: Soundings in the British Reformed and Dissenting Traditions.’ ISBN 13: 978-1-62032-593-3 Price: $36 Further information and an extract from the book … Continue reading

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Broad Street Chapel Talk

Geoff Sawers contacted us to share the news that he has been asked to give a talk at Waterstones on Broad Street in Reading as part of the Heritage Open Days weekend.  Broad Street Chapel was a Congregationalist (later URC) … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Methodism

Chapels Society member Ted Royle has brought a forthcoming publication to our attention: Yorkshire Methodism: Essays to Commemorate the Jubilee Year of the Wesley Historical Society (Yorkshire). Edited by Edward Royle ~ Wesley Historical Society (Yorkshire) 2013. This collection of … Continue reading

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Books

We thought you might like to hear about a couple of books written by our members: Downside Abbey ~ An Architectural History Edited by Dom Aidan Bellenger and available from Merrell Publishers. Described by Sir Nikolaus Pevsner as ‘the most … Continue reading

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