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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Methodist Church, Methodistsnoun

    a Protestant denomination founded on the principles of John Wesley and Charles Wesley

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Methodists

    a body of Christians founded by John Wesley in the interests of personal religion, ecclesiastically governed by a Conference with subordinate district synods, and holding and professing evangelical principles, which they teach agreeably to the theology of Arminius; the name is also given to the followers of Whitefield, who are Calvinists in certain respects.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Methodists

    This name was first given by a fellow-student of Christ Church, Oxford, to the Brothers Wesley and a few friends who were in the habit of meeting on certain evenings for religious conversation. They also visited the inmates of Oxford Jail at stated times, always faithfully kept their engagements, and acted up to their Christian principles in a strictly methodical manner. The new sect was afterwards styled by John Wesley “The First Methodist Society.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Methodists in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Methodists in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Methodists in a Sentence

  1. Mark Tooley:

    United Methodist's not going to go anywhere in terms of church action, but United Methodist is getting a lot of attention, if they stopped to think about United Methodist, most United Methodists would probably be very troubled by the idea of that someone who dissented from the political statements of United Methodist Church could be faced with a formal complaint or even expulsion.

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