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sol·i·dism

(sol'i-dizm),
The theory propounded by Asclepiades and his followers that disease was due to an imbalance between solid particles (atoms) of the body and the spaces (pores) between them, a doctrine that opposed the humoral conception of Hippocrates.
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He went on to co-found Methodism in America and then to establish the Methodist missions overseas.
Entitled Howell Howells, Trehill and Methodism in the Vale of Glamorgan, it will take place at Trehill Presbyterian Church, St Nicholas, this Wednesday at 7pm.
Of its sixteen chapters, the first eight appear under the heading "Music and Methodism," and consider the eldest generation of well-known Wesleys; that is, brothers John and Charles.
Although Upper Canada was part of British North America, Methodism did not spread to the colony through the activities of British Wesleyan missionaries, but by the agency of American Methodist itinerant preachers who first crossed the frozen St.
With Shouting, Embracing, and Dancing with Ecstasy, Hollett does not ser out to write a comprehensive history of Methodism in Newfoundland but rather to reset the course of historiography of Methodism in Newfoundland and the study of Christianity in Canada more broadly.
The legacy of Thompson's reading is reinforced, according to Mack, by "secular historians," who view Methodism as part of the nonreligious Enlightenment.
Tessa Jowell, the friend of these disgusting mega-thieves, should remember that Labour owes more to Methodism than to Marxism.
A comprehensive and precise collective study of Methodism and Christianity in whole, the Historical Dictionary Of Methodism is an authoritative reference and complete history of the roots of the Methodist church.
Wesley was, of course, the founder of Methodism, an evangelical grouping that began within the Church of England but eventually found life more comfortable as a separate denomination.
He looks at the movement called the Counter Reformation, Calvinism and how it played out in the various countries that embraced it, persecutions (including the Inquisition, the burning of witches, and the martyrdom of dissidents from both the Catholic and Lutheran churches), the Enlightenment, the Church of England, Lutheranism in Scandinavia, Methodism, church design, sermon style, music, art, and architecture, the effect of the printing press, biblical translations, Anabaptism, pietism, and more.
Because Methodism seeks always to be a "connectional" church movement, the aloofness and rude disregard shown by our Methodist president toward his denomination's episcopal leadership (and dismissal of their letter of non-support for the war against Iraq) reveals how his brand of self-help piety is ultimately antithetical to Wesleyan theology.
Methodism developed from the preaching of John Wesley, born 300 years ago this year, who was an Anglican priest.