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Tag: John Wesley: amateur physician and health crusader

  • John Wesley: Amateur physician and health crusader

    Paul DakinLondon, United Kingdom John Wesley was an 18th century Anglican priest, Fellow of Lincoln College and Oxford don, with an intellect and energy that resulted in over 400 publications and the riding of a quarter of a million miles to preach forty thousand sermons.1 The movement he reluctantly founded, disparagingly called “Methodism,” channeled the…