Plymouth Brethren love

Plymouth Brethren

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See brother.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • The members of a religious sect which first appeared at Plymouth, England, about 1830. They protest against sectarianism, and reject all official ministry or clergy. Also called Brethren, Christian Brethren, Plymouthists, etc. The Darbyites are a division of the Brethren.

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Examples

  • It was a preschool sponsored by the Plymouth Brethren was the denomination and the name of the church was Gospel Hall.

    Oral History Interview with Ruth Dial Woods, June 12, 1992. Interview L-0078. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • I attached myself to a small group of pietists called Plymouth Brethren, orthodox theologians, literalists in interpretation of the Scriptures and exceedingly straight-laced in their morality.

    From the Bottom Up

  • My father, William K. Jephson, was a preacher of the sect called Plymouth Brethren, and was one of the most respected citizens of Lowell.

    The Captain of the Polestar and other Tales

  • "Plymouth Brethren," resemblance of Milton's views to, 133

    Life of John Milton

  • The '' 'Plymouth Brethren' '' is a spiritual movement which arose in the 1820s in which a return to [[New Testament]] church beliefs and practices were its aim.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • 'the Brethren', simply; a title enlarged by the world outside into 'Plymouth Brethren'.

    Father and Son: a study of two temperaments

  • My father was a mechanical engineer by training and a rising young executive at Edison, but his real love was his role as a lay pastor at Dunning Park Chapel, in Redford Township, an “assembly” in the evangelical Plymouth Brethren tradition.

    Rediscovering Values

  • My father was a mechanical engineer by training and a rising young executive at Edison, but his real love was his role as a lay pastor at Dunning Park Chapel, in Redford Township, an “assembly” in the evangelical Plymouth Brethren tradition.

    Rediscovering Values

  • My father was a mechanical engineer by training and a rising young executive at Edison, but his real love was his role as a lay pastor at Dunning Park Chapel, in Redford Township, an “assembly” in the evangelical Plymouth Brethren tradition.

    Rediscovering Values

  • Just before Charles Darwin published the Origin of Species in 1859, the Plymouth Brethren naturalist Philip Gosse hypothesized that God created organisms miraculously with the marks of evolutionary origins.

    Michael Ruse: Intelligent Design: Did God Create Through Law or Miracle?

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