Wesleyanism


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evangelical principles taught by John Wesley

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As a comparison, Arminian traditions such as Wesleyanism have a strong history of social justice concern and activism across numerous areas.
Michel Weyer makes a similar point about the transmission of Methodism in Germany ("The Impact of Wesleyanism on Continental Europe: The Case of the Germans," pp.
Both before and after 1820, the Methodist Magazine was used on occasion to counter the appeal of Wesleyanism to Upper Canadian Methodists by reinforcing Methodist denominational bonds and alerting Upper Canadian subscribers to the ways in which British Wesleyans, at least in their view, continued to act in bad faith despite the 1820 agreement arrived at in London through official channels.
The book deals much more with Wesleyanism (the period from about 1730 until Wesley's death in 1791) rather than with Methodism as it developed as a denomination, on the grounds that Wesley and Wesleyanism are essentially indistinguishable in this period.
Yemba, The impact of Wesleyanism on Africa: toward an understanding of divine grace in a changing continent, 81-90; Robert Kipkenoi Lang'at, The doctrine of holiness and missions: a pietistic foundation of African evangelical Christianity, 91-104; Joan A.
Lord Hattersley adds that Methodism's real importance lay elsewhere: 'It was the nineteenth century which Wesley and Wesleyanism helped to form' which is true as far as it goes.
Thompson, in his landmark text The Making of the English Working Class ([New York: Pantheon Books, 1963; reprint, New York: Vintage Books, 1966], 411), argued that "the reactionary--indeed, odiously subservient--character of official Wesleyanism can be established without the least difficulty.
Once I convinced myself that, despite my associations with Wesleyanism (my secondary school, Wesley College, and university college, Queen's, were Methodist institutions), I did not need to have a warm feeling somewhere near the pit of my stomach before I could believe, I coupled my democratic socialist beliefs with a decision to regard belief in the Christian God (all Three) as a working hypothesis: Let us suppose it to be true and see how we go from there.
The influence of Wesleyanism on society was profound.
Though Anglicanism, with its gentrified clergy, was still in the doldrums, Wesleyanism was in the wings by the 1760s and proving particularly attractive to the lower social stratum of society.
This tradition mixes Wesleyanism with patriotism and, in recent years, tunes from cinema and theatre.
Wesleyanism, rooted in the English Reformation, avoided some of the dichotomizing tendencies of modernity.
With such an eclectic origin, Wesleyanism forms a powerful tradition overflowing the denominational banks of Methodism.
Kenneth Grider, Entire Sanctification: The Distinctive Doctrine of Wesleyanism (Kansas City, MO: Beacon Hill, 1980).
Wesleyanism grants that God has endowed the person with many internal gifts-including the imago dei-but salvation comes from God alone.