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Meth·od·ism

 (mĕth′ə-dĭz′əm)
n.
1. The beliefs, worship, and system of organization of the Methodists.
2. methodism Emphasis on systematic procedure.
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Methodism

(ˈmɛθədɪzəm)
n
(Protestantism) the system and practices of the Methodist Church, developed by John Wesley and his followers
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Meth•od•ism

(ˈmɛθ əˌdɪz əm)

n.
the doctrines, polity, beliefs, and methods of worship of the Methodists.
[1730–40]
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Methodism

1. the religious teachings and church polity of John Wesley, 18th-century English theologian and evangelist, or those of his followers.
2. the doctrines, polity, beliefs, and rituals of the Methodist Church, founded by Wesley, especially its emphasis on personal and social morality. Also called Wesleyanism. — Methodist, n., adj.
See also: Protestantism
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Noun1.Methodism - the religious beliefs and practices of Methodists characterized by concern with social welfare and public moralsMethodism - the religious beliefs and practices of Methodists characterized by concern with social welfare and public morals
Protestantism - the theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
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Translations

Methodism

[ˈmeθədɪzəm] Nmetodismo m
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Methodism

[ˈmɛθədɪzəm] nméthodisme m
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Methodism

nMethodismus m
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Methodism

[ˈmɛθədɪzm] nmetodismo
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We are witnessing a shift in Bush's theology--from talking mostly about a Wesleyan theology of "personal transformation" to describing a Calvinist "divine plan" laid out by a sovereign God for the country and himself.
Because Methodism seeks always to be a "connectional" church movement, the aloofness and rude disregard shown by our Methodist president toward his denomination's episcopal leadership (and dismissal of their letter of non-support for the war against Iraq) reveals how his brand of self-help piety is ultimately antithetical to Wesleyan theology.
In a Wesleyan theology so understood, psychology has a clear, contributing role.
The Wesleyan Philosophical Society is sponsoring a conference entitled "Christians and Communities." With the conviction that the person of faith cannot stand by "quietistically" and avoid political involvement, the Wesleyan Philosophical Society and the Society of the Study of Psychology and Wesleyan Theology (SSPWT) encourage conference participants to explore thinkers, texts, and issues in political philosophy that address the intersection between faith, society, and politics (either within or outside of the Wesleyan tradition).