One of an ancient school of physicians who rejected observation and founded their practice on reasoning and theory.
One of a sect of Christians, the outgrowth of a small association called the "Holy Club," formed at Oxford University, A.D. 1729, of which the most conspicuous members were John Wesley and his brother Charles; -- originally so called from the methodical strictness of members of the club in all religious duties.
A person of strict piety; one who lives in the exact observance of religious duties; -- sometimes so called in contempt or ridicule.
Of or pertaining to the sect of Methodists; as, Methodist hymns; a Methodist elder.
The African American's relationship to Africa has long been ambivalent, at least since the early nineteenth century, when 3,000 black men crowded into Bishop Richard Allen's African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia to protest noisily a plan to recolonize free blacks in Africa. Henry Louis Gates
My father was a Methodist and my mother was a Baptist. T. D. Jakes