Good news to the poor: John Wesley's evangelical economics

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Abingdon Press, Oct 1, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 234 pages
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This provocative volume illuminates a dimension of John Wesley's theology that has received insufficient attention: his deep and abiding commitment to the poor. By focusing on the radical nature of Wesley's "evangelical economics," Theodore W. Jennings, Jr., provides an important corrective to the view that Wesley was concerned with the salvation of souls only, and not also with the social conditions of human beings.

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Review: Good News to the Poor: John Wesley's Evangelical Economics

User Review  - Joel - Goodreads

I picked this up doing research for a sermon series and had a really hard time putting it down. This isn't a sterile analysis of Wesley's theology of money, but a thoroughly engaging examination of ... Read full review

Review: Good News to the Poor: John Wesley's Evangelical Economics

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

This book is a fantastic new perspective of John Wesley, particularly regarding his economics and the social and political convictions he had for the Christian life. While it is certainly a biased ... Read full review

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Contents

Preface
9
Introduction
13
The Demystification of Wealth
29
Copyright

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Theodore W. Jennings, Jr., is Professor of Biblical and Constructive Theology at the Chicago Theological Seminary. He is the author, most recently, of" The Insurrection of the Crucified "(2003) and" The Man Jesus Loved "(2003).