January 04, 2010
How Did the Early Methodists Triumph Over Calvinism?
"Yet this has not always been the case. In fact, by the turn of the 20th century theology was largely in favor of Arminianism. With the rise of the Holiness movement and then the Pentecostal movement, Arminianism was clearly the front-runner in terms of theology and in theological movements. From the time of John Wesley onward, Arminianism begin a steady climb to the top where it would dominate for nearly 150 years."
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This post from the Blog " Armenian Today" is an interesting look at Wesley's influence on Arminianism and the Holiness Church Movement. The influence of John and Charles Wesley and Methodism led to the formation of some incredibly diverse protestant denominations. From Pentecostals to the Methodist Episcopal traditions, Wesleyan theology had a far reaching impact.