What does the word methodism mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The doctrines, polity, and worship of the Methodists.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Methodistic, methodistical.

Usage examples for methodism

  1. Methodism among them was a radical independent movement offering liberty in a sphere in which the Negro had never freely moved. – The History of the Negro Church by Carter Godwin Woodson
  2. John rose, smiling, and as he did so said, " Was that the way Methodism began, mother?" – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  3. Who would have supposed that Mr. Povey, a recent convert from Primitive Methodism in King Street to Wesleyan Methodism on Duck Bank, was dwelling upon window- tickets and the injustice of women, instead of upon his relations with Jehovah and the tailed one? – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett