Methodist History Journal
A Quarterly Journal of the General Commission on Archives and History, The United Methodist Church
Methodist History is the official historical journal 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.
Methodist History is listed by Ulrich as a peer reviewed journal, and it is indexed in EBSCO, Academic Onefile, and Freely Accessible Social Science Journals. It is indexed with subject headings and metadata in ATLA, which is the core database in its field (religion).
The articles in Methodist History present the story of United Methodism with clarity and excitement. They help to relate the past to the present in a meaningful way. To see a free online version of several past issues of Methodist History, go to Methodist History online. Back issues of Methodist History in an electronic version are available through our website for free one year AFTER publication. In order to receive recently published issues, you must now be a PDF subscriber.
Here you will find the stories of men and women whose lives have shaped United Methodism and descriptions of events and organizations which have formed the Methodist tradition.
This is a publication which can be read and enjoyed by lay people, clergy, and those who enjoy history. It should be in every congregation's library and in the library of every institution where American history is seriously studied.
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Some back issues of Methodist History are available at a cost of $10 per issue plus shipping and handling ($3 per issue to addresses in US). Indexes for volumes I-XX, 1962-1982 and volumes XXI-XXXV, 1982-1997 are available for $10.00 each. A full listing of publications for sale can be accessed online.
If you wish to send in an article to be considered for publication in Methodist History, please read The Guidelines for Publication.