Vol.1-20 (1778-1797). This monthly magazine was named by its founder, John Wesley, after the Dutch theologian Jacobus Arminius, or Jakob Harmenszoon (1560-1609). Like Arminius, Methodists believed in universal redemption, opposing the Calvinist doctrine of salvation only for the 'elect'. Described in the subtitle as "consisting of extracts and original treatises on universal redemption", and originally printed by J. Fry of Queen Street, London, the magazine was edited by John Wesley until his death in 1791. Issues often begin with a picture of a "preacher of the Gospel". It was continued in 1798 by The Methodist magazine.