What does Wesleyan mean?

Definitions for Wesleyan
ˈwɛs li ən, ˈwɛz-wes·leyan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wesleyanadjective

    a follower of Wesleyanism

  2. Methodist, Wesleyanadjective

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of Protestantism adhering to the views of Wesley

    "Methodist theology"

Wiktionary

  1. Wesleyannoun

    A supporter of Wesleyanism.

  2. Wesleyanadjective

    Of or pertaining to (1703-1791), founder of Methodism.

  3. Wesleyanadjective

    Of or pertaining to Methodism in general

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  1. wesleyan

    Wesleyan generally refers to a branch of theology, church, university, or any entity associated with the principles, teachings, and doctrines of John Wesley, an 18th-century English cleric and theologian who is widely recognized as the founder of Methodism, a Protestant Christian movement. Wesleyan theology emphasizes justification by faith, personal holiness, and social holiness. Institutions like Wesleyan University are named after John Wesley. It can also refer to a member or follower of the Wesleyan religious doctrines or traditions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wesleyanadjective

    of or pertaining to Wesley or Wesleyanism

  2. Wesleyannoun

    one who adopts the principles of Wesleyanism; a Methodist

  3. Etymology: [See Wesleyanism.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wesleyan

    wes′le-an, adj. pertaining to Wesleyanism.—n. one who adopts Wesleyanism.—n. Wes′leyanism, the system of doctrine and church polity of the Wesleyan Methodists: Arminian Methodism. [Named from John Wesley (1703-91).]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wesleyan in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wesleyan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Wesleyan in a Sentence

  1. Wesleyan University in Connecticut:

    Wesleyan has offered DKE the opportunity to work regularly with the administration so that the DKE house might be ready for co-educated program housing in 2016, the university is confident that this lawsuit has no merit.

  2. Everett Piper:

    Oklahoma Wesleyan is not a 'safe place,' but rather a place to learn: to learn that life isn't about you, but about others; that the bad feeling you have while listening to a sermon is called guilt; that the way to address it is to repent of everything that's wrong with you rather than blame others for everything that's wrong with them,

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