Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Wesley and Child Theology

My friend Peter Benzie has just put his MTh thesis online.  From the abstract,
Through considering the writings of John Wesley, as well as the work of other scholars, this thesis finds that children were evident in his theology. Wesley is shown to have undertaken something akin to child theology when he, for instance, allowed his theology to be informed and changed by the many instances of childhood faith he witnessed. He is shown to be a man who treasured children as a gift from God, who, he believed entrusts parents and teachers with the responsibility of educating them so that they can live lives of true holiness, that is, loving God and their neighbour.
Check it out and share it round with anyone you think might be interested.

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