Ordained in 1842, Pope became a successful linguist and translator of German anti-rationalist critics. He taught at Didsbury Wesleyan College in Manchester, England from 1867 to 1886. His greatest work, Compendium of Christian Theology (1875-1876), set forth influential arguments for the "holiness doctrine of all Methodist systematic theology" and defended Methodist doctrine against its critics.
The Person Of Christ: Dogmatic, Scriptural, Historical: The Fernley Lecture of 1871. With Two Additional Essays On The Biblical And Ecclesiastical Development Of The Doctrine, And Illustrative Notes (1875)
The Prayers Of St. Paul: Being An Analysis And Exposition Of The Devotional Portion Of The Apostle’s Writings (1876)
A Memoir of the Late James Heald of Parrs Wood (1876)