Hugh Bourne

Hugh Bourne (1772–1852) along with William Clowes was the joint founder of Primitive Methodism, the largest offshoot of Wesleyan Methodism and, in the mid nineteenth century, an influential Protestant Christian movement in its own right.

Read more about Hugh Bourne:  Early Life, Camp Meetings, Bourne's Expulsion and The Origins of Primitive Methodism, Bourne's Organisational Ability and The Growth of Primitive Methodism

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Camp Meetings in British Methodism
... The Wesleyan Methodists disapproved and subsequently expelled Hugh Bourne "because you have a tendency to set up other than the ordinary worship" which led eventually to the formation of the Primitive Methodist ... Hugh Bourne, William Clowes and Daniel Shoebotham saw this as an answer to complaints from members of the Harriseahead Methodists that their weeknight prayer ... Bourne also saw these as an antidote to the general debauchery of the Wakes in that part of the Potteries, one of the reasons why he continued organising Camp Meetings in spite of the ...
Hugh Bourne - Bourne's Organisational Ability and The Growth of Primitive Methodism
... Bourne travelled and preached widely in England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada and the USA until his death in 1852 ... Bourne also wrote the ‘History of the Primitive Methodists’ (1823), a variety of theological tracts on subjects from baptism to salvation, edited the Primitive Methodist hymn book, and was editor of the ... Methodism was shaped by the experience of vilification shared by Bourne, Clowes, and others ...

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