(EBOOK / KINDLE) Imagining Methodism in Eighteenth Century Britain AUTHOR Misty G. Anderson

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A worthwhile read Misty Anderson THE OF SELFHOOD AND BELIEF uestions of selfhood and belief life n her examination the nterplay the enthusiastic Methodist and their counterparts n the worlds of literature and theatre 18th Century Methodism she argues challenged the narrow confines of rationalist Torah With Ramban's Commentary Translated, Annotated, And Elucidated: Devarim/Deuteronomy (Artscroll) identity that modernity had set up As sucht was often viewed as politically sexually and ntellectual. In the eighteenth century British Methodism was an object of both derision and desire Many popular eighteenth century works ridiculed Methodists yet often the very same plays novels and prints that cast Methodists as primitive rrational or deluded also betrayed a thinly cloaked fascination with the experiences of divine presence attributed to the new evangelical movement Misty G Anderson argues that writers actors and artists used Methodism as a concept to nterrogate the boundaries of the self and the fluid relationships between religion and literature between reason and enthusiasm. Ly suspect Yet t also held a fascination for many who longed for a belief that appealed to their emotion The worlds of theatre and aesthetics found themselves n a sense natural competitors to Methodism due to t theatrical presence and the religious enthusiasm which mirrors or s mirrored n the aesthete losing herself n the sublime Through the historical example of 18th century Methodism read wi. And between theater and belief Imagining Methodism situates works by Henry Fielding John Cleland Samuel Foote William Hogarth Horace Walpole Tobias Smollett and others alongside the contributions of John Wesley Charles Wesley Wesley Charles Wesley George Whitefield n order to understand how Methodism's brand of experimental religion was both born of the modern world and perceived as a threat to Hot Under the Collar itAnderson's analysis of reactions to Methodism exposes a complicatednterlocking picture to Horses itAnderson's analysis of reactions to Methodism exposes a complicatednterlocking picture the religious and the secular terms less transparent than they seem Goblin King in current critical usage Her arguments not. ,