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Methodist History

Ashley Dreff, Editor


Biannual Publication
ISSN 0026-1238
E-ISSN 2769-3244
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Methodist History

Ashley Dreff, Editor

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Methodist History is the official historical journal of The United Methodist Church and is published by the General Commission on Archives and History of The United Methodist Church. Since 1962, the year of its inception, it has published articles, book reviews, pictures and illustrations, news and other information about the history of the Wesleyan and Methodist heritage.

By preserving and promoting the past, the General Commission on Archives and History helps the UMC engage the present and envision the future. GCAH serves as the denomination’s storytellers and history detectives. As the keepers of the church’s records, GCAH provides historical context and insight to help denominational leader- ship at all levels in the visioning, planning, and programming of the UMC.

Methodist History also partners with the Historical Society of The United Methodist Church which promotes interest in the study, preservation, and dissemination of the history and heritage of The United Methodist Church and its antecedents. It works to enlist the support and cooperation of commission on archives and history (or equivalent) at the annual conference, jurisdictional conference, and general Church levels as well as other interested agencies and organizations in the promotion of the historical interests of the Church. The society is financially self-supporting through dues and other sources, except for such services as may be provided by the General Conference Commission on Archives and History.

Ashley Dreff, General Commission on Archives and History

Assistant Editor
Michelle Merkel-Brunskill

Review Editor
Alex Parrish, Drew University

Editorial Board
Janet Allured, McNeese State University
Christopher Anderson, Yale University
Ted Campbell, Southern Methodist University
Morris Davis, Cornell University
Christina Dickerson, Quinnipiac University
Sharon Grant, Hood Theological Seminary
A.V. Huff, Furman University
Sandy Martin, University of Georgia
Russell Richey, Duke Divinity School
James M. Shopshire, Wesley Theological Seminary (Emeritus)
Ian Straker, Howard University
Douglas Strong, Seattle Pacific University
Aaron Treadwell, Middle Tennessee State University
Robert J. Williams, Retired GCAH GS
Anne Streaty Wimberly, Interdenominational Theological Center
Charles Yrigoyen, Wesley Theological Seminary (Emeritus)

To submit a manuscript to Methodist History, please visit The online system will guide you through the steps to upload your article to the editorial office.

Institutional Print & Online - $208.00

Institutional Print or Online - $150.00

Institutional Single Issue - $81.00

Individual Print & Online - $53.00

Individual Print or Online - $41.00

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