Wesleyans

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  • Wesleyans —    This word refers to those Christians who trace their spiritual origin to John Wesley (1703 1791) and his brother Charles (1707 1788), who began a religious revival emphasizing personal holiness that rapidly spread from England throughout the… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Primitive Methodism — methodismPrimitive Methodism was a major movement in English Methodism from about 1810 until the Methodist Union in 1932. The Primitive Methodist Church still exists in the United States. OriginsPrimitive Methodism was born in Staffordshire in… …   Wikipedia

  • Hugh Bourne — (1772 ndash;1852) was the joint founder of Primitive Methodism, the largest offshoot of Wesleyan Methodism and, in the mid nineteenth century, an influential Protestant Christian movement in its own right. Early life Hugh Bourne was born on 3… …   Wikipedia

  • Wesleyanism — or Wesleyan Theology is the system of Christian theology of Methodism taught by John Wesley. At its heart, the theology of John Wesley stressed the life of Christian holiness: to love God with all one’s heart, mind, soul and strength and to love… …   Wikipedia

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  • Glasgow —    GLASGOW, a city, the seat of a university, and a sea port, having separate jurisdiction, locally in the Lower ward of the county of Lanark, and situated in longitude 4° 15 51 (W.), and latitude 55° 52 10 (N.), 23 miles (E. by S.) from Greenock …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Methodism — Methodist redirects here. For hospitals by this name, see Methodist Hospital (disambiguation). For other uses, see Methodism (disambiguation). Part of a series on Methodism John Wesley …   Wikipedia

  • Edinburgh —    EDINBURGH, a city, the seat of a university, and the metropolis of the kingdom of Scotland, situated in longitude 3° 10 30 (W.), and latitude 55° 57 29 (N.), about a mile (S. by W.) from Leith, 40 miles (S.S.W.) from Dundee, 42 (E. by N.) from …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Wheaton College (Illinois) — This article is about the college in Illinois. For the college of the same name in Massachusetts, see Wheaton College (Massachusetts). Wheaton College Motto Christo et Regno Ejus Motto in English For Christ and His Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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