18th Century

The Love of Lady Huntingdon’s Life

by Elaine Harris Wales appears a small, almost insignificant place to become the birthplace of a movement, yet it played an influential role in one of the many doctrinal disputes in Christianity. In the eighteenth century, a time when Calvinism and Arminianism were hotly debated, a sect of Methodism developed more…

John Wesley’s Theology of Salvation

by David Hendricks One of the main questions that every Christian tradition seeks to answer is: how can humanity be saved? There are many answers to that question. The Eastern Orthodox tradition tends to see sin as disease, and salvation as therapeutic, while Western Christianity tends to see sin as more…

William Wilberforce: Integration of Faith and Politics

by Katie Mechem Often in churches today, politics and Christianity remain separate from one another. Christians are told to be in the world, not of it. Many people take this reference from John 17 as a call to let politics fall where they may and focus on upholding moral standards more…