Wesley, Aquinas, and Christian Perfection: An Ecumenical Dialogue
By Edgardo Colón-Emeric, Assistant Research Professor of Theology and Hispanic Studies
Baylor University Press, 2009
330 pages, Hardcover, $49.99
This fresh reading of Thomas Aquinas and John Wesley asserts that there is a “spiritual kinship” between Catholicism and Methodism. At a time when many Methodists struggle to understand Catholicism and many Catholics know little of Wesley and Methodism, this stimulating work demonstrates how the theologies of perfection of Aquinas and Wesley have significant messages for both groups.