Download e-book for kindle: Image, Identity and John Wesley: A Study in Portraiture by Peter S. Forsaith

By Peter S. Forsaith

The face of John Wesley (1703–91), the Methodist chief, grew to become essentially the most commonly used photos within the English-speaking and transatlantic worlds during the overdue eighteenth and 19th centuries. After the dozen or so painted images made in the course of his lifetime got here numbers of posthumous pictures and moralising ‘scene paintings’, and thousands of adaptations of prints. It used to be calculated that six million copies have been produced of 1 print on my own – an 1827 portrait by means of John Jackson R.A. as frontispiece for a hymn book.

Illustrated by means of approximately 100 photos, many in color, with a accomplished appendix directory identified Wesley pictures, this booklet deals a much-needed finished and important survey of 1 of the main influential spiritual and public figures of eighteenth-century Britain. along with chapters on graphics from the lifestyles and after, scene work and prints, it explores elements of Wesley’s (and Methodism’s) attitudes to artwork, and the character cult which accumulated round Wesley as Methodism elevated globally. will probably be of curiosity to paintings historians as a remedy of somebody sitter and topic, in addition to to students engaged in Wesley and Methodist experiences. it's also major for the sphere of fabric reports, given the unfold and use of the picture, on artefacts in addition to on paper.

Show description

Read Online or Download Image, Identity and John Wesley: A Study in Portraiture (Routledge Methodist Studies Series) PDF

Best protestantism books

Download e-book for iPad: World's Greatest Revivals: how man's desperation begins by Sharon Wright,Fred Wright,Bill Johnson

How determined are you? Revivals continually start with own desperation. once we are determined sufficient to cry out to God for our want, He releases a deluge of His Spirit not to basically meet your desire, yet to additionally switch your loved ones, neighborhood, kingdom, state and the realm. the best revivals have all been initiated by way of the deep-seated wishes of guy.

Download PDF by Ted N. C. Wilson: Almost Home

Throughout us this day we see outstanding proof that Jesus is coming quickly. that is a cause to have fun. yet it is also a decision for us to shake off our lethargy and get to paintings satisfying the fee God has given us and getting ready to satisfy Jesus whilst He returns. In nearly domestic, Ted N. C. Wilson, our normal convention president, identifies the non secular necessities when you will pass though the tip occasions and witness Jesus' go back.

Download e-book for kindle: Martin Luther: Rebell in einer Zeit des Umbruchs (German by Heinz Schilling

"Martin Luther, der Wittenberger Reformator, lebte in einer 'Epoche, in welcher der Glaube herrscht. Ja, in der Zeit des Umbruchs vom Mittelalter zur Neuzeit battle es im Wesentlichen ihm zu verdanken, dass die faith zu jener Kraft wurde, die Deutschland und Europa für mehr als ein Jahrhundert in ihren Bann schlagen sollte – 'glänzend, herzerhebend und fruchtbar', aber auch finster, herzzerreißend und zerstörerisch.

New PDF release: Latino Protestants in America: Growing and Diverse

Latino Protestantism is starting to be quickly within the usa. Researchers estimate that through 2030 1/2 all Latinos in the US could be Protestant. This amazing progress isn't just approximately numbers. the increase of Latino Protestants will effect the altering nature of yank politics, economics, and faith.

Additional resources for Image, Identity and John Wesley: A Study in Portraiture (Routledge Methodist Studies Series)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Image, Identity and John Wesley: A Study in Portraiture (Routledge Methodist Studies Series) by Peter S. Forsaith

by David

Rated 4.58 of 5 – based on 34 votes