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Rankin and Shadford.
Comparative Strength in differ-
70 | Church Officers.
Outspread of Methodism.. 75 Circuits, Districts, Conferences 111
ITS DOOTRINAL SYSTEM.
ITS SPECIAL ADAPTATION AND USE- Asbury introduccs it into
ITS MISSIONARY LABORS.
Early Methodism and Missions 180
ITS LABORS IN THE DIFFUSION OF LIT- Bishop Coke and Missions.... 181
Wesley's Literary Services.... 155 History of Methodist Mission-
Origin of the Methodist Book ary Society ..
157 Foreign Missions.
157 German Methodism.
Its present Magnitude.
160 Present Condition of Methodist
ITS EDUOATIONAL LABORS.
First Methodist School.. 163 ITS LOYALTY AND PATRIOTIO SERV-
Wesleyan Educational Efforts. 164
165 Wesley and the Revolution... 201
Early Educational Efforts in His change of Opinion.... 201
165 His Letter to British Cabinet
Asbury misrepresented. 166 Ministers
History of Education in the Methodist E. Church first rec-
167 ognizes the New Government 203
170 Important change of its Article 203
Methodism asserts the National
ITS SUNDAY-BOHOOL ENTERPRISE Address to Washington. 205
Early Methodism and Sunday- His Reply:..
171 The Antislavery Controversy.. 208
THE American Methodists propose to celebrate, in the year 1866, the completion of the first great cycle of their history, its centenary jubilee. From Maine to California, from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, they will assemble in their churches for religious ceremonies and pecuniary offerings. What entitles Methodism to this solemn, this national commemoration ?
In answering this question it is proposed to show :
Second, What it has achieved that commends it to such general and grateful recognition.
Third, What are its capabilities for the future, and the consequent responsibilities of its people.
It is not designed to discuss these propositions in