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Definition of Brethren

Brethren
Plymouth Brethren Plym"outh Breth"ren 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.
Brethren
Dunker Dun"ker, n. [G. tunken to dip.] One of a religious denomination whose tenets and practices are mainly those of the Baptists, but partly those of the Quakers; -- called also Tunkers, Dunkards, Dippers, and, by themselves, Brethren, and German Baptists. Note: The denomination was founded in Germany in 1708, but after a few years the members emigrated to the United States. Seventh-day Dunkers, a sect which separated from the Dunkers and formed a community, in 1728. They keep the seventh day or Saturday as the Sabbath.
Brethren
Brethren Breth"ren, n.; pl. of Brother. Note: This form of the plural is used, for the most part, in solemn address, and in speaking of religious sects or fraternities, or their members.

Meaning of Brethren from wikipedia

- Brethren or The Brethren may refer to: Brethren (religious group), any of a number of religious groups Brethren (Australian group), an Australian hip...
- The Plymouth Brethren are a conservative, low church, non-conformist, evangelical Christian movement whose history can be traced to Dublin, Ireland in...
- The Church of the Brethren is a Christian denomination with origins in the Schwarzenau Brethren (German: Schwarzenauer Neutäufer "Schwarzenau New Baptists")...
- The Schwarzenau Brethren, the German Baptist Brethren, Dunkers, Dunkards, Tunkers, or simply the German Baptists, are an Anabaptist group that originally...
- The Exclusive Brethren are a subset of the Christian evangelical movement generally described as the Plymouth Brethren. They are distinguished from the...
- Unitas Fratrum (Latin for "Unity of the Brethren"), in German known as [Herrnhuter] Brüdergemeine (meaning "Brethren's Congregation from Herrnhut", the place...
- Christianity portal The Brethren Church is an Anabaptist Christian denomination with roots in and one of several groups that traces its origins back to...
- Plymouth Brethren Christian Church (PBCC) is a Protestant church, often known as Exclusive Brethren or Raven-Taylor-Hales Brethren. These Brethren hold an...
- The Dunkard Brethren are a small group of conservative Schwarzenau Brethren that withdrew from the Church of the Brethren in 1926. The name Dunkard or...
- by this name are the Schwarzenau Brethren, Anabaptists, Moravian Brethren, and Plymouth Brethren. Apostolic Brethren (13th century), mendicant order similar...
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