Oxford University Press, USA, 1964 - 516 pages
Over the course of the past 40 years, painter John Wesley has created a remarkably singular body of work whose subject is no less than the American psyche. While many artists of his generation have used popular images to explore the cultural landscape, Wesley has employed comic strip style and compositional rigor to make deeply personal, often hermetic paintings that strike at the core of our most primal fears, joys and desires. In this first volume ever to collect the entire iconic Bumstead series, which spans from 1974 until the present, we are introduced to several paintings that have never been reproduced before. These are dark and erotic works, sly and witty without ever giving too much away. Linda Norden described them thus in Parkett 62: "The Bumstead paintings--whether detailing scenes of domestic misunderstanding, zooming in on off-camera moments of bafflement or simply scanning empty halls and walls for private memories--are excruciatingly specific representations of the gulfs between feeling and comprehension... smart, funny, startling, irreverently empathetic and often heartbreaking, they are a welcome antidote to more laborious discourse." With an insightful new essay by Robert Hobbs.
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Convinced of the essential integrity of his mission within the Church of England,
he steadfastly repudiated every charge of separatism and every push toward
separation within the ranks of the Methodists."4 In the darkest days of the anti- ...
8 Not even its stoutest advocates have argued that the eighteenth-century
Church of England was either zealous or free.10 It had a minimum quota of saints
and sages, but these were sadly thwarted in their efforts to lift the life of the
Church to ...
Ill, 140-46, for an uncommonly clear statement of Wesley's understanding of his
own ministry and of Methodism as an evangelical order within the Church of
England. See also below, pp. 75-76; 104-16, Cf. Letters, \, 511-15; journal, II, 117
This I continued to do wherever I was, till the time of my leaving England. The
variety of scenes which I then passed through induced me to transcribe from time
to time the more material parts of my diary, adding here and there such little ...
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Albert C. Outler seems to be one of the most knowledgeable writers on the life and influence of John Wesley. I recently visited Candler Theological Seminary and found that they use his works in their classes that cover Wesley. I found this work useful in researching the life and teaching of John Wesley. Wesley had a great heart for God and made a great impact in the world. It is important for us to know about Wesley and consider what we can glean from his life.
Outler seems to be one of the most knowledgeable writers on the life and influence of John Wesley. I recently visited Candler Theological Seminary and found that they use his works in their classes that cover Wesley. I found this work useful in researching the life and teaching of John Wesley. Wesley had a great heart for God and made a great impact in the world. It is important for us to know about Wesley and consider what we can glean from his life.