Wesleyanism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Wesleyanism evangelical principles taught by John Wesley
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Wesleyanism (Eccl) The system of doctrines and church polity inculcated by John Wesleyb. 1703; d. 1791), the founder of the religious sect called Methodist; Methodism. See Methodist n., 2.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wesleyanism Arminian Methodism; the system of doctrines and church polity of the Wesleyan Methodists.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Wesleyanism the system of doctrine and church polity of the Wesleyan Methodists: Arminian Methodism
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Named from John Wesley (1703-91).

Usage

In literature:

Further on, on the opposite side, is the Wesleyan Chapel at Walham Green, opened in April, 1892.
"Hammersmith, Fulham and Putney" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
Ministers in the town, and especially the Wesleyan ministers, have often returned thanks to God from the pulpit, on the following Sabbath.
"The Hero of the Humber" by Henry Woodcock
Graduate of Wesleyan University.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
The story of this invention reached the Wesleyan Home Society.
"By Canoe and Dog-Train" by Egerton Ryerson Young
It is irreverent to liken your holy mother to the Wesleyan schismatics.
"Loss and Gain" by John Henry Newman
Mr. Clement, Wesleyan minister; and the service was read at the grave by the Rev.
"The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 2 of 2" by Edgerton Ryerson
In 1802, Mr Lawry, of the Wesleyan Missionary Society, commenced a mission at Nukualofa, in Tongataboo.
"Captain Cook" by W.H.G. Kingston
If Wesleyans will but go on claiming even the highways for God, sin will skulk yet.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
At the Easter evening service I was surprised to see in the Wesleyan church another dense mass of khaki.
"With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back" by Edward P. Lowry
Bones confessed that he was a Wesleyan.
"The Keepers of the King's Peace" by Edgar Wallace
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In news:

Clinic In Kenyan Slum Keeps Wesleyan Slaying Victim's Spirit Alive.
Witnesses Testify About Wesleyan Student's Fatal Shooting.
Trial to begin for man charged in Wesleyan killing.
Burton, is an honor graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College majoring in Finance and Government.
Tyler Woods sliced the nets with a late three-pointer to lift the Oklahoma Wesleyan University men's basketball team to one of its biggest road wins in memory.
Ohio Wesleyan University has completed a 15-month, $14 million renovation of its oldest and perhaps best well-known dorm: Stuyvesant Hall.
The public is invited to tour Stuyvesant Hall from 10 am to noon Oct 6 as part of Ohio Wesleyan's Community Day.
The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra's annual Concert on the Lawn will take place on Saturday, Aug 20, 2011 on Kentucky Wesleyan College's front lawn.
World Premiere of Rinde Eckert's " The Last Days Of The Old Wild Boy" Slated For Wesleyan.
He's a professor at Wesleyan University.
The Franciscan University of Steubenville's women's soccer team played to a 1-1 draw with visiting Ohio Wesleyan University Saturday afternoon.
Stone Mountain September 14, 2012 @ Avondale Stadium Wesleyan - 30 @ Stone Mountain - 19 (W).
ESPNHS Boys' Basketball: Wesleyan Christian.
Endres has memorable game, run to end career for Wesleyan .
Alderson-Broaddus prevailed in another defensive tussle Thursday night, edging Wesleyan 1-0 in West Virginia Conference action.
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In science:

The cluster has been photometrically monitored at Van Vleck Observatory (VVO) on the campus of Wesleyan University for seven years.
The Variability and Rotation of Pre-main Sequence Stars in IC 348: Does Intracluster Environment Influence Stellar Rotation?
All data were obtained using a 1024 x 1024 Photometrics CCD camera attached to the 0.6 m Perkin telescope at Wesleyan University’s Van Vleck Observatory.
The Variability and Rotation of Pre-main Sequence Stars in IC 348: Does Intracluster Environment Influence Stellar Rotation?
It is a pleasure to thank the Wesleyan students who carried out the observations. S. N.’s work was supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No.
The Variability and Rotation of Pre-main Sequence Stars in IC 348: Does Intracluster Environment Influence Stellar Rotation?
AST-0353997 to Wesleyan University, supporting the Keck Northeast Astronomy Consortium. K. R. was supported by an NSF Astronomy & Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship award under AST0302095.
The Variability and Rotation of Pre-main Sequence Stars in IC 348: Does Intracluster Environment Influence Stellar Rotation?
This paper is a revision of the author’s doctoral dissertation, written under the direction of Carol Wood at Wesleyan University.
Reducts of the Generalized Random Bipartite Graph
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