Excerpt from A New History of Methodism, Vol. 1 For some time a History of Methodism has been required which should utilize the results of recent study upon the origins of the Methodist churches, manifest the sense Of their oneness which all feel increasingly, and set forth world wide Methodism as a branch of the Church Catholic with its own tes and an essential unity underlying its several forms in many lands. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.