- Title Pages
- 1 Patristic Theologies of Salvation
- 2 Origen of Alexandria
- 3 Irenaeus of Lyons
- 4 Saint Augustine
- 5 Athanasius
- 6 The Cappadocians
- 7 Theologies of Salvation in the Middle Ages
- 8 Anselm of Canterbury
- 9 Saint Thomas Aquinas
- 10 Julian of Norwich
- 11 Theologies of Salvation in the Reformation and Counter-Reformation
- 12 Martin Luther
- 13 John Calvin
- 14 The Catholic Reform
- 15 Theologies of Salvation from the Eighteenth to Twenty-First Centuries
- 16 John Wesley
- 17 Friedrich Schleiermacher’s Theology of Salvation
- 18 Karl Barth
- 19 Hans Urs von Balthasar and Karl Rahner
- 20 Gustavo Gutiérrez
- About the Contributors
- (p.261) 16 John Wesley
- Christian Theologies of Salvation
- Thomas H. McCall
- NYU Press
This chapter examines the teachings of John Wesley, one of the most influential men of the eighteenth century. Wesley’s theology of salvation, though not unique in Christian history, is an important and unmistakably Protestant view, rooted in the theology of the early church, though with an emphasis on God’s universal salvific will together with unlimited atonement.
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