Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
1-877-205-6402
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

John Wesley's Conception and Use of Scripture (Kingswood Series) [Paperback]

By Scott J Jones (Author)
Our Price $ 22.94  
Retail Value $ 26.99  
You Save $ 4.05  (15%)  
Item Number 151877  
Buy New $22.94

Item Specifications...

Pages   276
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.16" Width: 5.92" Height: 0.68"
Weight:   0.88 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 1, 1995
Publisher   Abingdon Church Supplies
ISBN  0687204666  
EAN  9780687204663  


Availability  69 units.
Availability accurate as of May 30, 2017 03:48.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.


Kingswood Series - Full Series Preview
Image Title Price Stock Qty Add To Cart
  John Wesley's Conception and Use of Scripture (Kingswood Series)   $ 22.94   In Stock  
  Responsible Grace: John Wesley's Practical Theology (Kingswood Series)   $ 28.89   In Stock  
  The Methodist Conference in America: A History (Kingswood Series)   $ 22.09   In Stock  
  Theology and Evangelism in the Wesleyan Heritage (Kingswood Series)   $ 19.54   In Stock  


Item Description...
Overview
The notion of the Wesleyan quadrilateral has gained wide acceptance among Methodists as well as Wesley scholars, though disagreements have often surfaced relating to the place and primacy of Scripture within this matrix. Jones departs from the traditional fourfold locus of authority for Wesley and adds a fifth, expanding the quadrilateral to include: Scripture, reason, Christian antiquity, the Church of England, and experience. Within this interpretative and authoritative schema, Jones argues for the primacy of Scripture in Wesley's thought, though the five operate in unity and mutual interdependence. An important contribution to Methodist and Wesley studies alike.

Publishers Description
Despite wide acceptance of the "Wesleyan quadrilateral," significant disagreements have arisen in both academic and church circles about the degree to which Scripture stood in a place of theological primacy for Wesley, or should do so for modern Methodists, and about the proper and appropriate methods of interpreting Scripture. In this important work, Scott J. Jones offers a full-scale investigation of John Wesley's conception and use of Scripture. The results of this careful and thorough investigation are sometimes surprising. Jones argues that for Wesley, religious authority is constituted not by a "quadrilateral," but by a fivefold but unitary locus comprising Scripture, reason, Christian antiquity, the Church of England, and experience. He shows that in actual practice Wesley's reliance on the entire Christian tradition - in particular of the early church and of the Church of England - is far heavier than his stated conception of Scripture would seem to allow, and that Wesley stresses the interdependence of the five dimensions of religious authority for Christian faith and practice.

Buy John Wesley's Conception and Use of Scripture (Kingswood Series) by Scott J Jones from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9780687204663 & 0687204666

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of John Wesley's Conception and Use of Scripture (Kingswood Series) by Scott J Jones today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About Scott J Jones

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Scott J. Jones is the Resident Bishop of the Great Plains area of The United Methodist Church. He was formerly the McCreless Associate Professor of Evangelism at Perkins School of Theology (Southern Methodist University), where he taught courses in evangelism and Wesley studies. Previous books include The Evangelistic Love of God and Neighbor, Staying at the Table, and Wesley and the Quadrilateral (co-author), all published by Abingdon Press.

Scott J. Jones has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Kingswood Series


Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.



Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Authors, A-Z > ( W ) > Wesley, John   [69  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Protestantism > Methodist   [387  similar products]
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > Criticism & Interpretation > General   [1848  similar products]
4Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > Criticism & Interpretation   [0  similar products]
5Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > General   [10297  similar products]
6Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > Theology > General   [4167  similar products]



Similar Products
The Art of Reading Scripture
The Art of Reading Scripture
Item: 144084

A Short Introduction to Hermeneutics
A Short Introduction to Hermeneutics
Item: 53789

Wesley and the Quadrilateral: Renewing the Conversation
Wesley and the Quadrilateral: Renewing the Conversation
Item: 152459

Missional Leader
Missional Leader
Item: 25583



Reviews - What do our customers think?

Be the first to write a review about John Wesley's Conception and Use of Scripture (Kingswood Series)





Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support