Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley

by John Wesley

Summary

John and Charles Wesley, leaders of the Methodist movement, collectively wrote thousands of hymns and religious poems, with Charles writing the great majority. Among the best known hymns Charles Wesley authored are “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus” and “Hark the Herald Angels Sing.” As well as a compilation of some of the most important pieces of literature in the Evangelical Christian tradition, John and Charles Wesley’s Poetical Works offers the texts of hundreds of the most beloved hymns and songs in the English language.

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Born: May 17, 1703
Died: March 2, 1791
Related topics: Early works, Methodist Church--Clergy, Methodist Church, History, England, …
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