ASBURY, Francis

ASBURY, Francis
   a founder of METHODISM in America and one of the first Methodist BISHOPS.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Asbury, Francis — (1745 1816)    first bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church    Francis Asbury, first bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church (now a constituent part of the United Methodist Church), was born at Handsworth, Staffordshire (near Birmingham),… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Asbury, Francis — (1745–1816)    Missionary.    Asbury was born in Birmingham, England and joined the Methodist movement as a very young man. Between 1766 and 1771 he served as a travelling minister. Then, in response to an appeal from John wesley, he went as a… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Asbury, Francis — ▪ American clergyman born Aug. 20, 1745, Hamstead Bridge, Staffordshire, Eng. died March 31, 1816, Spotsylvania, Va., U.S.       first bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church consecrated in the United States. His efforts did much to assure the… …   Universalium

  • Asbury,Francis — As·bur·y (ăzʹbə rē), Francis. 1745 1816. British born American religious leader and first American Methodist Episcopal cleric to become a bishop (1784). * * * …   Universalium

  • Asbury Francis Lever — (1919) Asbury Francis Lever (* 5. Januar 1875 bei Springhill, Lexington County, South Carolina; † 28. April 1940 bei Charleston, South Carolina) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker. Zwischen 1901 und 1919 v …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Asbury Francis Lever — (January 5, 1875 April 28, 1940) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from South Carolina.Lever was born near Springhill, Lexington County, South Carolina on January 5, 1875. He attended the county schools; was graduated… …   Wikipedia

  • Francis Asbury — (August 20 1745 ndash; March 31 1816) was one of the first two bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States.BiographyBorn at Hamstead Bridge, Staffordshire, England of Methodist parents, Asbury became a local preacher at… …   Wikipedia

  • Francis Asbury — Francis Asbury, Statue in Wilmore, Kentucky Francis Asbury (* 20. August 1745 in Handsworth bei Birmingham, England; † 31. März 1816 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia) war einer der ersten beiden Bischöfe der Bischöflichen Methodistenkirche in den …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Asbury — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Asbury (Alabama) Asbury (Iowa) Asbury (Minnesota) Asbury (Missouri) Asbury (Gloucester County, New Jersey) Asbury (Warren County, New Jersey) Asbury (Tompkins County, New York) Asbury (Ulster …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Asbury Park — [after ASBURY Francis] city in EC N.J., on the Atlantic: an ocean resort: pop. 17,000 …   English World dictionary

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