Welcome to the MWRC
The Manchester Wesley Research Centre is a partnership of institutions and a community of scholars working together to promote research in the Methodist, Wesleyan, and Evangelical traditions. It serves as a resource for students, scholars, and the church, particularly those at MWRC partner institutions.
The MWRC promotes and supports research on the life and work of John and Charles Wesley, their contemporaries in the 18th century Evangelical Revival, their historical and theological antecedents, their successors in the Wesleyan traditions, and contemporary scholarship in the Wesleyan and Evangelical traditions. This includes areas such as theology, history, biblical studies, education, ethics, literature, mission, philosophy, pastoral studies, practical theology, social theology, and interdisciplinary studies.
The MWRC is located on the campus of Nazarene Theological College in the Manchester suburb of Didsbury and is affiliated with the Methodist Archives, housed in The John Rylands Research Institute and Library. These research centres provide magnificent resources for students and researchers in this field.
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Manchester Wesley Research Centre
Dene Road, Didsbury
Manchester M20 2GU
Geordan Hammond, Ph.D.
MWRC Associate Director
David Bundy, Ph.D.
MWRC International Representative
Howard A. Snyder, Ph.D.
MWRC Postgraduate Assistant
Luci Frerichs Parrish, M.A.
MWRC Postgraduate Assistant
Fernando Carvalho, M.A.
MWRC Library Assistant
Robert Card, M.A., Dip.LIM
MWRC Research Assistant
Mark K. Olson, Ph.D.
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View a preview of our MWRC Annual Lecture to be given by Professor J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu, President and Ba?ta-Gr… https://t.co/1eFm8x1zwV
NTC grad and MWRC Fellow MiJa Wi shares her experience publishing her doctoral thesis with Bloomsbury: https://t.co/AdvqlkyMYW
Another fantastic article in the Wesley and Methodist Studies 14.1 is "Toward a Wesleyan-Holiness Theology of Reviv… https://t.co/JRtFZI62AC
Attend the MWRC 2022 Annual Lecture on Tuesday, 21 June 2022 at 5pm UK time online or in-person. This year's lectur… https://t.co/Gi8OU38CGi
'It (Christianity) is holiness and happiness, the image of God impressed on a created spirit, a fountain of peace a… https://t.co/SYRb7Jd5o1