American Methodism

A Compact History

By Russell E. Richey, Kenneth E. Rowe, Jeanne Miller Schmidt Published
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An essential guide to American Methodism.

In this engaging and artful overview, Russell Richey, Kenneth Rowe, and Jean Miller Schmidt, some of Methodism’s most respected teachers, give readers a vivid picture of soulful terrain of the Methodist experience in America. The authors highlight key themes and events that continue to shape the Church. Knowing their history, Methodists are better positioned, prepared, and inspired for faithful witness and holy living.

Endorsements

American Methodism: A Compact History is an ideal introductory textbook. Comprehensive, up-to-date, and informative, it is also highly readable, balanced, and inspiring. I can think of no better place to begin the study of American Methodism.
--Jason Vickers, Associate Professor of Theology and Wesleyan Studies, United Theological Seminary

American Methodism: A Compact History is an ideal introductory textbook. Comprehensive, up-to-date, and informative, it is also highly readable, balanced, and inspiring. I can think of no better place to begin the study of American Methodism. --Jason Vickers

In American Methodism: A Compact History, Richey, Rowe, and Schmidt provide an expertly crafted treatment of American Methodism. By skillfully building upon and referencing important complementary texts in the field of United Methodist Studies, this text is a significant contribution.
--Laceye Warner, Duke University Divinity School

About the Authors

Russell E. Richey

(2011) Russell E. Richey is Dean Emeritus of Candler School of Theology and the William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Church History Emeritus in Atlanta, Georgia.

Kenneth E. Rowe

Kenneth E. Rowe, a retired clergy member of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, the premier bibliographer of American United Methodism, was for 31 years Methodist Librarian and Professor of Church History at Drew University, as well as Professor of Church History in the Theological and Graduate Schools. He is also Emeritus Professor of Church History and Methodist Archives Librarian at Drew University Theological School in Madison, New Jersey.

Jeanne Miller Schmidt

Jean Miller Schmidt is Gerald L. Schlessman Professor Emerita of Methodist Studies, The Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado.