‘Powder a Toad’ – Wesley’s Primitive Physick

John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, was one of the most celebrated Englishmen of the eighteenth century.  He spent years travelling the country, speaking in fields and town squares and preaching his distinctive version of Protestantism, one which stressed personal holiness, charity and asceticism – though without any of the puritanical excesses of Calvinism.  One … Continue reading ‘Powder a Toad’ – Wesley’s Primitive Physick