methodism methodism  /ˈmɛ θə ˌdɪ zəm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the religious beliefs and practices of Methodists characterized by concern with social welfare and public morals

News

  • Revival spirit lives at White Oak

    APPLING — In 1873, thousands of Methodists traveled by horse and wagon to the White Oak Campground to learn about God’s grace. Last week, at the 140th encampment, Methodists traveled by Fords and Toyotas to hear the same message and get back to their religious roots. “The camp-meeting movement was at the very core of Methodism when Francis Asbury preached in America,” said the Rev. Mary Kirkland ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: McDuffie Mirror

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Quotes

  1. In his memoir, Obama writes that his grandmother's family "generally shunned the tent revival circuit, preferring a straight-backed form of Methodism that valued reason over passion and temperance over both."
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Early in this quadrennium, (the Council of Bishops) looked across the landscape of United Methodism to seek out the best qualities of who we are and the most fruitful practices of our discipleship," Ough said.
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Bruce R. Ough Source: Worldwide Faith News (press release)

  3. And yet, the first person I talked to who was close to Hillary Clinton said, "You have to start with her Methodism," and I believe that is true.
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Human Events (blog)

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