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Methodism was started by John Wesley in 1739 and came out of the Anglican church. It is an Arminian religion.
- Holiness movement
- Do not believe in predestination.
- against the death penalty.
- gambling is wrong.
- Women can be ministers in the church.
- Alcohol consumption seems to be synonymous with sin. (I still can't find very concrete info on this)
- Belief in man's cooperation with God for salvation.
Numerous denominations have arisen from this denomination.
Catholic Encyclopedia reference
Our Doctrinal Standards and General Rules
There is a section on the doctrinal beliefs of the church and also of what it means to be a Christian.
Phil's links for arminian creeds, history, and beliefsTAGS: religion