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Francis Asbury

Religion (20-Aug-1745 — 31-Mar-1816)


Henry King Carroll. Francis Asbury in the Making of American Methodism. Methodist Book Concern. 1923. 250pp.

Horace Mellard Du Bose. Francis Asbury: A Biographical Study. M.E. Church / South, Smith and Lamar. 1916. 245pp.

William Larkin Duren. Francis Asbury: Founder of American Methodism and Unofficial Minister of State. Macmillan. 1928. 268pp.

Charles Ludwig. Francis Asbury: God's Circuit Rider. Baker Books. 1976. 196pp.

George Preston Mains. Francis Asbury. Eaton & Mains. 1909. 128pp.

Norman Eugene Nygaard. Bishop on Horseback: The Story of Francis Asbury. Zondervan. 1962. 183pp.

L. C. Rudolph. Francis Asbury. Abingdon Press. 1966. 240pp.

Darius L. Salter. America's Bishop: The Life of Francis Asbury. Evangel Publishing House. 2003. 435pp.

Wallace Guy Smeltzer. Bishop Francis Asbury: Field Marshal of the Lord. Eastwood. 1982. 247pp.

George G. Smith. Life and Labors of Francis Asbury, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America. M. E. Church / South, Barbee & Smith. 1896. 311pp.

W. P. Strickland. The Pioneer Bishop: Or, The Life and Times of Francis Asbury. New York: Carlton & Porter. 1858. 496pp.

Ezra Squier Tipple. Francis Asbury: The Prophet of the Long Road. The Methodist Book Concern. 1916. 333pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.22)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.68)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.41)

  8. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.39)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.23)

  10. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.30)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.94)

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