(person) 1707-88; Eng. clergyman & hymn writer: brother of John.
(person) 1703-91; Eng. clergyman & evangelist: founder of Methodism.
Wesley Sentence Examples
The theological views of these teachers proved quite incompatible with the Arminianism of Wesley, and a definite breach between them and him took place in 1770.
The Primitive Methodists in Ireland were a small body who in 1817 seceded because they wished to maintain that close connexion with the Church of England which existed at the time of Wesley's death, but in 1878 they rejoined the parent body.
At the death of Wesley the figures were: 313 preachers, 119 circuits and mission stations, and members.
The intention was to make American Methodism a facsimile of that in England, subject to Wesley and the British Conference-a society and not a Church.