Patrick Eby

Associate Professor Church History-Christian Min

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Designations

MDiv; MPhil; PhD


Contact

 patrick.eby@indwes.edu


Resources

 Curriculum Vitae

Scholarly Publications

  • The Heart of Charles Wesley’s Theology: Being Restored in the Image of God, Asbury Theological Seminary Series: The Study of World Christian Revitalization Movements in Pietist/Wesleyan Studies. Lexington, KY: Emeth Press. (2017).
  • “God’s presence in a season of pain- Charles Wesley’s poetry on loss.” Proceedings of the Charles Wesley Society Vol. 20, (2016).
  • Wesley’s Use of Biblical Narrative in Addressing the Battle Against Sin.” Proceedings of the Charles Wesley Society Vol. 16, (2012), pp. 61-73.
  • Wright, David, Rebecca Whitesel, Christin Taylor, Patrick Eby, and Keith Reeves. How God Makes the World a Better Place: A Wesleyan Primer on Faith, Work, and Economic Transformation. Grand Rapids: Christian’s Library Press, 2012.
  • “Images of Perfection in Charles Wesley’s Short Hymns on Select Passages of the Holy Scriptures (1762).” Wesleyan Theological Journal Vol. 46, No. 1, (Spring 2011).
  • “Singularity in Early Methodism.” Proceedings of the Charles Wesley Society Vol. 12, (2008), pp. 17-33.
  • “Reforming the Church: Charles Wesley’s Ecclesiology and the Role of Lay Preachers.” Proceedings of the Charles Wesley Society Vol. 11, (2006-2007), pp. 59-68.
  • “John and Charles Wesley’s Reading of John Milton: Trinity and Heresy.” Methodist History Vol. 44, No. 2., (January 2006), pp. 115-124.

Scholarly Presentations

  • “Pietist Conversion Narratives and Charles Wesley’s Pentecost.” Annual Meeting of the Charles Wesley Society, Washington, DC (March 2019).
  • “Abolition in Grant County, Indiana: Black Settlements, Quakers, and the Wesleyan Methodist Connection.” Midwest American Academy of Religion Regional Conference, Muncie, IN (March 2019).
  • “The Worth of the Slave: Arguments for the Freedom of the Slave in Early Wesleyan Methodist Connection Poetry and Hymns.” Annual Meeting of the American Society of Church History, Washington DC (January 2018)
  • “Charles Wesley’s Response to the Cries of the Oppressed.” Annual Meeting of the Charles Wesley Society, Philadelphia, PA (September 2017).
  • “Early British Methodism and Community Formation.” Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, San Diego, CA (November 2014)
  • “Work and the Restoration of the Image of God in Creation.” Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Baltimore, MD (November 2013)
  • “The Role of Singularity in Early Methodist Theology.” Annual Meeting of the Charles Wesley Society, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ. (October 2008)
  • “Charles Wesley on Suffering: An Experiential Theology.” Wesleyan Theological Society, Bourbonnais, IL. (March 2007)
  • “Poetry, Passion, and Spiritual Transformation in Charles Wesley.” See, the Prints of Love: Writers’ and Artists’ Portrayal of the Christian Way, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA. (February 2007) (with Tom Albin)

Degrees

  • BS
    1986, Marion College (Indiana Wesleyan University)
  • MDiv
    1993, Asbury Theological Seminary
  • MPhil
    2006, Drew University
  • PhD
    2010, Drew University
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