In regard to the article on John Wesley, the author mentions Church of England’s “tenants.” Although the Church doubtless was (and is) a landowner with tenants, the word the author should have used is “tenets.” Definition of TENET : a principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true; especially : one held in common by members of an organization, movement, or profession See tenet defined for English-language learners » See tenet defined for kids » Examples of TENET the central tenets of a religion one of the basic tenets of the fashion industry Origin of TENET Latin, he holds, from tenēre to hold First Known Use: circa 1600

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