Wesley, Misquoted - Methodism’s founder gets a little too much credit

(Sam Hodges, UM Reporter) It ain’t necessarily so that John Wesley, Methodism’s founder, said what he’s credited with saying. Wesley scholars find no evidence that Wesley originated or even uttered some of the more famous quotations attributed to him. In other cases, Wesley’s words have been paraphrased or smoothed over. Staff writer Mary Jacobs has our report on what’s really Wesleyan rhetoric, and what isn’t.