In Defense of 'Experience' and the Wesleyan Quadrilateral



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The earlier version of the quadrilateral spoke of experience not as something we had heard or done, something carried in our heads, but as our current sense of God's presence with us. It is not our history, but our knowledge that God is with us now. "It is the personal appropriation of God's forgiving and empowering grace." (Book of Discipline, section 104.)

Dale D. Brown more than 7 years ago

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