Wesleyanism

Wesleyanism

[wes-lee-uh-niz-uhm, wez-]
noun
the evangelical principles taught by John Wesley; Methodism.
Also, Wesleyism.


Origin:
1765–75; Wesleyan + -ism

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Wesleyan (ˈwɛzlɪən)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or deriving from John Wesley
2.  of, relating to, or characterizing Methodism, esp in its original form or as upheld by the branch of the Methodist Church known as the Wesleyan Methodists
 
n
3.  a follower of John Wesley
4.  a member of the Methodist Church or (formerly) of the Wesleyan Methodists
 
'Wesleyanism
 
n

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