Rev. John Wesley

(17 June 1703 - 2 March 1791)
Rev. John Wesley (1703-1791)

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Rev. John Wesley (1703-1791)

Works in ECPA

alphabetical listing / listing in source editions

Source editions

  • Wesley, John, 1703-1791. Wesley, Charles, 1707-1788. Hymns and sacred poems: Published by John Wesley, ... and Charles Wesley, ... London: printed by William Strahan; and sold by James Hutton; and at Mr. Bray's, 1739. x,[6],223,[1]p.; 12⁰. (ESTC T31323; OTA K034809.000)


ODNB 29069; DMI 2303


Reference works


  • Hindmarsh, D. Bruce. 'End of Faith as Its Beginning': Models of Spiritual Progress in Early Evangelical Devotional Hymns. Spiritus: A Journal of Christian Spirituality 10(1) (2010): 1-21. Print.
  • Noppen, Jean-Pierre van. The English hymn: a discourse perspective. BELL: Belgian essays on language and literature (2001): 11-25. Print.
  • Watson, J. R. The Presentation of Holiness and the Concept of Christian Perfection in the Sermons and Hymns of the Wesleys, 1730-1780. Visser, Irene, and Helen Wilcox, eds. Transforming Holiness: Representations of Holiness in English and American Literary Texts. Louvain, Belgium: Peeters, 2006. 81-94. Print.
  • Watson, J. R. The English hymn. BELL: Belgian essays on language and literature (2001): 1-9. Print.