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Francis Asbury died 3/31/1816 at Spottsylvania, VA (south & west of Fredericksburg, VA).  He was born to Methodist parents at Hamstead Bridge, Staffordshire (suburb of Birmingham) England, 8/20/1745.  183 more words

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Today In Charleston History: February 27

1719

The Assembly passed an act providing funds to pay the debts incurred by Gov. Johnson and Col. Rhett in their actions against the pirates. 78 more words

Today In Charleston History

Today In Charleston History: February 4

1726

 First recorded snowfall in Charlestown.

1787

The Methodist Meeting House was completed on Cumberland Street, across from the Powder Magazine. The Charleston Methodists raised so much money that the church was debt free when Rev. 112 more words

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Asbury Wrote

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On 1/26/1779 the Pioneer American Methodist bishop, Francis Asbury, is said to have penned these words in his journal:

“We should so work as if we were to be saved by our works; 12 more words

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Significance in American History

Recently, the Smithsonian Magazine produced a list of what they claimed were the “100 Most Significant Americans.” Their analysts reached this conclusion through processing wikipedia and GoogleBooks. 175 more words

A Westward Awakening

[#12 in a semester-long series on “Religion in America.” Click here for the initial post, or here for the previous post; the syllabus is available on Academia.edu] 550 more words

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People who influenced John Wesley

Franics Asburyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Asbury – Northwest Nazarene University Wesley Center – http://wesley.nnu.edu/other-theologians/francis-asbury/ – American Methodist leader

Peter Boehlerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_B%C3%B6hler – Moravian leader who counseled Wesley… 255 more words

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