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  • noun A member of the Exclusive Brethren.

Etymologies

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Darby +‎ -ite, after John Darby (evangelist) (1800-1882).

Examples

  • This whole idea of 'The Rapture' actually is a kind of an artifact of, I think, of 19th Century, about 1840's, Darbyite thinking, in which he really ... people were inflamed, in the mid-1800's, with the idea of the 'Second Coming of Christ,' in England and in America.

    Interview with Stephen Larsen, author, THE FUNDAMENTALIST MIND

  • This whole idea of 'The Rapture' actually is a kind of an artifact of, I think, of 19th Century, about 1840's, Darbyite thinking, in which he really ... people were inflamed, in the mid-1800's, with the idea of the 'Second Coming of Christ,' in England and in America.

    Printing: Interview with Stephen Larsen, author, THE FUNDAMENTALIST MIND

  • She worked flannel petticoats for the Quashyboos — cotton night-caps for the Cocoanut Indians — painted handscreens for the conversion of the Pope and the Jews — sat under Mr. Rowls on Wednesdays, Mr. Huggleton on Thursdays, attended two Sunday services at church, besides Mr. Bawler, the Darbyite, in the evening, and all in vain.

    Vanity Fair

  • Quashyboos -- cotton night-caps for the Cocoanut Indians -- painted handscreens for the conversion of the Pope and the Jews -- sat under Mr. Rowls on Wednesdays, Mr. Huggleton on Thursdays, attended two Sunday services at church, besides Mr. Bawler, the Darbyite, in the evening, and all in vain.

    Vanity Fair

  • We listen with ears either hardened by modernist scepticism, or by a false literalism that has substituted Darbyite nonsense for the Apostolic faith, or reduced Scripture to delicate harmonizations.

    Glory to God for All Things

  • The eschatology on which I was raised was a version of Darbyite Dispensationalism.

    Glory to God for All Things

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