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On Saturday 3 December 2016 the bi-annual Methodist Studies Seminar (held in conjunction with the Manchester Wesley Research Centre, the Wesley Studies Centre of St John’s College, Durham, Wesley House Cambridge, the Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham and Cliff College, Derbyshire) took place at the Harcourt Hill Campus of Oxford Brookes University.
The papers given were:
Martin Wellings: “The Wesleyan historian”: the life and work of Luke Tyerman (1820-89).
Clive Norris: A Singular Preacher: The Life and Times of Thomas Wride.
Emma Salgård Cunha: John Wesley’s Defence of Literature.
Peter Forsaith: Image and identity: John Wesley.
Kate Tiller: Communities of Dissent: introducing a new research network.
Jane Platt: Constructing a culture with words and walls: the poetry of Thomas Watson, stone-mason Methodist (1771-1860).
Matthew Craske: ‘A sort of needle working Hannah More’: the once famous Miss Linwood of St Margaret’s, Leicester.
The next Methodist Studies seminar will be held in Cambridge on 22 April 2017.