Religion: Methodism Warmed

One of the most famed religious conversions since that of St. Paul, and probably the best-documented in modern times, was that of John Wesley, founder of Methodism. To a recent Roman Catholic student of Wesley, Rev. Maximin Piette, this conversion was "a gust of feeling so unimportant that Wesley might well have forgotten all about it had he not recorded it at the lime." Nevertheless, Wesley did record it, in words which Methodists have treasured to this day:

"In the evening I went very unwillingly to a society in Aldersgate Street, where one...

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