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- Philip Brown, “What is Arminianism?” holyjoys.org.
- Keith D. Stanglin and Thomas H. McCall, Jacob Arminius: Theologian of Grace.
- Thomas H. McCall and Keith D. Stanglin, After Arminius: A Historical Introduction to Arminian Theology.
- Stephen Gunter, Arminius and His Declaration of Sentiments: An Annotated Translation with Introduction and Theological Commentary. See also the text of Declaration of Sentiments, free on ccel.org.
- The Works of Jacob Arminius, free on ccel.org.
- Arminian Articles of 1610, free on ccel.org.
- Johnathan Arnold, “Five-Point Arminianism: The Five Arminian Articles of 1610,” holyjoys.org.
- Mark Ellis, The Arminian Confession of 1621 (Princeton Theological Monograph) (Pickwick Publications, 2005).
- The Wesley Center Online, with many of Wesley’s works provided by Northwest Nazarene University.
- John Wesley, The Standard Sermons.
- John Wesley, Notes on the Bible.
- Thomas C. Oden, John Wesley’s Teachings.
- The Works of John Wesley.
- Herbert McGonigle, Sufficient Saving Grace: John Wesley’s Evangelical Arminianism (Studies in Evangelical History and Thought) (Paternoster, 2001). See review by T. A. Noble.
19th Century Methodists
The most mature and systematic form of Wesleyan-Arminian theology is found in the 19th-century Methodists, especially:
- Richard Watson, Theological Institutes (4 Volumes).
- William Burt Pope, A Compendium of Christian Theology (3 Volumes).
Arminianism vs. Calvinism
- Johnathan Arnold, “Why I Am a Wesleyan! A Response to Michael Bird.”
- Roger Olson, Arminian Theology: Myths and Realities by
- Roger Olson, Against Calvinism: Rescuing God’s Reputation from Radical Reformed Theology.
- Roger Olson, “John Piper Does It Again: My Response to ‘The Self-centeredness of Arminianism,'” blog post.
- Roger Olson, “My Response (Finally!) to John Piper’s ‘AskPastorJohn’ Episode 238 (About Me),” blog post. Olson responds to Piper’s episode on “Where’s the Arminian John Piper?”
- Justin Taylor and Thomas McCall, “An Interview with Thomas McCall” (about Calvinism and Arminianism), The Gospel Coalition. McCall is a leading Wesleyan-Arminian theologian.
- John Starke and Fred Sanders, “You’re a Calvinist, Right?” The Gospel Coalition. Starke interviews Fred Sanders, a Wesleyan theologian who is a leading evangelical thinker who specializes in the doctrine of the Trinity.
Total Depravity and Inability
- Johnathan Arnold, “Do Wesleyan Arminians Believe in Total Depravity?“
- Johnathan Arnold, “Yes, Wesleyan-Arminians Believe in Predestination!“
- Fred Sanders, “Wesleyan View,” The Extent of the Atonement (Zondervan, 2019). See the excerpt on Sanders’s website.
Grace and Free Will
- Chris Bounds, “Four Views of Salvation, Part 2: Semi-Augustinianism and Augustinianism,” holyjoys.org. “John Wesley is the epitome of the Semi-Augustinian view.”
- David Fry, “God’s Gracious Provision: A Theological and Exegetical Defense of the Wesleyan Doctrine of Prevenient Grace,” holyjoys.org. “The Wesleyan doctrine of prevenient grace is theologically and exegetically warranted and defensible.”
- Johnathan Arnold, “Ways of Speaking About the Human Response to Grace,” holyjoys.org.
- Johnathan Arnold, “A Wesleyan Understanding of Faith and Repentance,” holyjoys.org.
- David Fry and Johnathan Arnold, “A Series on Wesleyan Prevenient Grace in William Burt Pope,” holyjoys.org.
- Philip Brown, “Do People Have Free Will?” holyjoys.org. “People don’t have naturally free will; we have grace-enabled wills.”
- Philip Brown, “Free Will and Prevenient Grace,” holyjoys.org.
Perseverance and Holiness