For those of you who may be curious or interested, here are the books I will be using this fall for the United Methodist History course I will be teaching at Perkins School of Theology:

1. Wesley and the People Called Methodists, Richard P. Heitzenrater.

2. John Wesley’s Sermons: An Anthology, edited by Albert Outler and Richard P. Heitzenrater.

3. Taking Heaven by Storm: Methodism and the Rise of Popular Christianity in America, John H. Wigger.

4. The Methodists: Student Edition, edited by James E. Kirby, Russell E. Richey, and Kenneth E. Rowe.

5. The Methodist Experience in America: A Sourcebook, edited by Russell E. Richey, Kenneth E. Rowe, and Jean Miller Schmidt.

6. The United Methodist Hymnal.

There will also be a few other articles and primary source readings that we will read throughout the semester.