set of beliefs and practices which emerged from 19th-century Methodism
The holiness movement is about certain of beliefs and practices that came from Methodism in the 19th-century. It also refers to some groups of evangelical Christianity who believe that these ideas are central doctrine. The movement is distinguished by its focus on John Wesley's teaching of "Christian perfection" . It says that it is possible to live free of sin, and specifically by the belief that this can be done instantly by preforming a second work of grace.
- How They Entered Canaan: A collection of holiness experience accounts by B. G. Paddock
- Holiness history from the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online
- A Look At Holiness And Perfectionism Theology Archived 2010-07-07 at the Wayback Machine by Armin J. Panning