Hugh Price Hughes

Founder of a New Methodism, Conscience of a New Conformity

Christopher Oldstone-Moore

Hugh Price Hughes
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Christopher Oldstone-Moore

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393 pages | 11 illustrations | 8-2/5 x 5-7/10
Cloth $49.95 ISBN: 9780708314685 Published February 1999 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Journal of Religious History

“ . . . a judicious and penetrating work that will form an essential basis for any future understanding of Hugh Price Hughes, Methodism, or the social gospel in England.” –Journal of Religious History

Journal of Ecclesiastical History

“The man and his activities are well displayed in this full and lively volume . . . its fluent prose and plentiful detail and quotation make it an indispensable contribution to the study of British religion and society in the last three decades of the nineteenth century.” –Journal of Ecclesiastical History

Social History Bulletin

“. . . very readable and stimulating study . . .This biography will certainly not be the last word on Hugh Price Hughes, but especially in its illumination of the theological and intellectual roots of Hughes’ activism, it is a notable achievement and deserves to stimulate further research into the relationship between religion and politics in late Victorian England.” –Social History Bulletin

Proceedings of the Wesley Historical Society

“ . . . a refreshingly comprehensive and rounded treatment of the energetic and somewhat turbulent public life and career of one of the greatest preachers and social reformers of the second half of the nineteenth century.” –Proceedings of the Wesley Historical Society

Methodist Recorder

“ . . . well written, thoroughly researched book . . .” –Methodist Recorder

The Expository Times

“. . . a lively and scholarly biography. . .” –The Expository Times

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