Open Brethren

plural noun one of the two principal divisions of the Plymouth Brethren (the other being the Exclusive Brethren).

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  • Open Brethren — The Open Brethren, sometimes called Christian Brethren or Plymouth Brethren , are a group of Protestant Evangelical Christian churches that arose in the late 1820s as part of the Assembly Movement. They originated in England and Ireland and now… …   Wikipedia

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  • Brethren — The Brethren are a number of Protestant Christian religious bodies using the word brethren in their names. In some cases these similarities of name reflect roots in the same early Brethren groups, and in others the adoption of Brethren as part of …   Wikipedia

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  • Brethren — Die Bezeichnung Brethren (deutsch Brüder, Geschwister) bzw. Brethren Church tragen im englischen Sprachraum mehrere protestantische Kirchen und Glaubensgemeinschaften im Namen. Aus der Namensähnlichkeit kann nicht auf gemeinsame historische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Brethren of the Free Spirit — The Brothers, or Brethren of the Free Spirit (Brüder und Schwestern des Freien Geistes), was a lay Christian movement which flourished in northern Europe in the 13th and 14th Centuries. Antinomian and individualist in outlook, it came into… …   Wikipedia

  • Plymouth Brethren — The Plymouth Brethren is a conservative, Evangelical Christian movement, whose history can be traced to Dublin, Ireland, in the late 1820s.[1][2] Although the group is notable for not taking any official church name to itself, and not having an… …   Wikipedia

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