See Mats SelenThe Oxford Movement and Wesleyan Methodism in England 1833-1882 (Lund: Lund University Press1992); Gordon S. Wakefield ‘”A Mystical Substitute for the Glorious Gospel”? A Methodist Critique of Tractarianism’ (with discussion of Rigg) in Geoffrey Rowell (ed.) Tradition Renewed: The Oxford Movement Conference Papers (London: Darton Longman & Todd 1986) pp. 185-198.
Edward Bouverie PuseyA Letter to His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury on some circumstances connected with the present crisis in the English Church (Oxford: Parker; London: Rivingtons1842): see pp. 152-153 and Note F pp. 6 21.
Alan TurberfieldJohn Scott Lidgett: Archbishop of British Methodism? (Peterborough: Epworth Press2003) pp. 212-220. For their warm and trusting relationship cf. G.K.A. Bell Randall Davidson Archbishop of Canterbury 3rd edition 2 vols in one (London: Oxford University Press 1952) e.g. vol. II pp. 598-602; 1117. Scott Lidgett was a pall-bearer at Davidson’s funeral in Canterbury Cathedral in 1930. For the period that followed see George Thompson Brake Policy and Politics in British Methodism 1932-1982 (London: Edsall 1984).
K. Cracknell and S.J. WhiteAn Introduction to World Methodism (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press2005); D. Hempton Methodism: Empire of the Spirit (New Haven: Yale University Press 2005).