New Books, Videos and Software


(Please remember that this is a replica of a page in Volume 5 of the Hay Bay Guardian and these are not current product offerings!)


# Methodists & Women’s Education in Ontario, 1836-1925, by Johanna M. Selles.

McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-7735-1443-0 $39.95.

From the early Seminaries in U.S.A. where some Ontario families sent their daughters, to the Ladies’ Colleges, Albert College and Victoria University, the unfolding story of and changing attitudes towards moulding the lives of young Christian ladies, here is the complete story.

# The Lord’s Dominion: The History of Canadian Methodism, by Neil Semple.

McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1996.
ISBN 0-7735-1400-7 (paper cover) $19.95.
ISBN 0-7735-1367-1 (hard cover) $55.00.
Over ten years in preparation, this is the definitive story of Canadian Methodism up to 1925. 565 pages for only $20 !

* Wesley and the People Called Methodists, by Richard P. Heitzenrater.

338 pages. Abingdon Press, 1995.
ISBN 0-687-01683-7 (hard cover) US $ 34.95.
ISBN 0-687-44311-3 (paper cover) US $ 19.95.

A most fascinating and readable fresh look at Wesley and 18th century Methodism, written by the man who first decoded Wesley’s shorthand, and is the editor of the new 35-volume Works of John Wesley. New illustrations and time lines.

* Historical Dictionary of Methodism, edited by Charles Yrigoyen, Jr., and Susan E. Warrick.

Scarecrow Press, 1997. SB7-781226 US $ 47.00.

In this major reference work, nearly forty Methodist theologians and historians, experts in their particular speciality, contribute entries on the important persons, doctrines, events, and activities in Methodism.



* The Works of John Wesley on CD-ROM

The complete unedited 14-volume Jackson edition of The Works of John Wesley (including Wesley’s journals, letters, sermons, and comments on many topics) on compact disc. Includes:

Complete King James Version of the Bible with Hypertext links to Wesley’s notations.

Fully indexed text facilitates extensive word and topic search.
Shadow file capability allows electronic highlighting and your additional notations without altering original text.
Any text may be selected and printed or imported into virtually all word-processor formats.
SB7-709221. U.S. $149.95

# May be ordered from Direct Mail Manager, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 3430 McTavish Street, Montreal, QC. H3A 1X9

* May be ordered from Cokesbury, 201 Eighth Ave. South, P.O. Box 801, Nashville, TN 37202-0801. U.S.A.

NOTE: The Lord’s Dominion (paperback) will also be available for purchase at the Hay Bay Church this summer, from mid-June to September 1.


Two Important Video Programs on John Wesley

John Wesley: A Biography

A re-release of the J. Arthur Rank historical classic made in 1954. This cinema drama follows the life of Wesley from childhood, when he was saved out of a burning house. His Oxford days, a disastrous mission to America, his decisive Aldersgate conversion, the founding of Methodism, and his astounding role in raising the moral and religious climate in 18th century England are set forth with careful dependence on the historical sources.
73 minutes, #4183 $19.95


John Wesley: The Preacher

John Wesley’s messages cut to the heart of his 18th century listeners. You’ll see why as you experience this captivating message as given by one of the most powerful preachers ever. This dramatic BBC reenactment of Wesley’s preaching was shot on location at his Bristol church. Includes Study Guide.
30 minutes, #-4008 $24.95

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