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 (wĕs′lē-ən, wĕz′-)
Of or relating to John or Charles Wesley or to Methodism.
A Methodist.

Wes′ley·an·ism n.
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Wesleyanism, Wesleyism

Methodism. — Wesleyan, n., adj.
See also: Protestantism
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Noun1.Wesleyanism - evangelical principles taught by John Wesley
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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[ˈwezlɪənɪzəm] Nmetodismo m
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Historically, Arminian traditions such as Wesleyanism and related offshoots have seemed more commonly to hold gender egalitarian positions compared with Calvinist groups.
Early on, this Evangelical Left demonstrated a fascination with the theological traditions of Wesleyanism and Anabaptism.
The Problem With Evangelical Theology: Testing the Exegetical Foundations of Calvinism, Dispensationalism, Wesleyanism, and Pentecostalism, Revised and Expanded Edition
Instead, evangelicalism has always been a vehicle for discontentment within denominational traditions but has itself never offered an alternative to the coherence of Protestantism's different versions--from Wesleyanism to Lutheranism.
(17.) See, for example, Robert Kipkemoi Lang'at, "The Impact of Wesleyanism on Africa: Toward an Understanding of Divine Grace in a Changing Continent," in The Global Impact of the Wesleyan Traditions and Their Related Movements, ed.
A theology of love: The dynamic of Wesleyanism. Kansas City, MO: Beacon Hill.
As they adapted to this new political climate, American Methodists soon abandoned the political conservatism and forms of social deference that continued to mark British Wesleyanism for many decades to come.
Wesleyanism inspired congregations to sing informally and for the love of it.
The building has historic connections with the Rev Edward Jones, one of the founders of Wesleyanism in Wales.
Bathafarn Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Ruthin, which has strong links to one of the founders of Wesleyanism in Wales, the Rev Edward Jones, will have repairs to the masonry and brickwork as the result of a pounds 15,000 grant.
Mildred Bangs Wynkoop has argued that love is the underlying key to all of Wesley's theology in her A Theology of Love: The Dynamic of Wesleyanism (Kansas City, MO: Beacon Hill, 1972).