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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

- Look up brethren in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Brethren or The Brethren may refer to: Brethren (religious group), any of a number of religious groups...
- The Plymouth Brethren or ****emblies of Brethren are a low church and non-conformist Christian movement whose history can be traced back to Dublin, Ireland...
- The Exclusive Brethren are a subset of the Christian evangelical movement generally described as the Plymouth Brethren. They are distinguished from the...
- The Schwarzenau Brethren, the German Baptist Brethren, Dunkers, Dunkards, Tunkers, or sometimes simply called the German Baptists, are an Anabaptist group...
- The Church of the Brethren is an Anabaptist Christian denomination in the Schwarzenau Brethren (German: Schwarzenauer Neutäufer "Schwarzenau New Baptists")...
- Christianity portal The Brethren Church is an Anabaptist Christian denomination with roots in and one of several groups that trace its origins back to...
- Unity of the Brethren (Latin Unitas Fratrum) may refer to: Unity of the Brethren (Czech Republic), the province of the Moravian Church in the Czech Republic...
- The Open Brethren, sometimes called Christian Brethren, are a group of Evangelical Christian churches that arose in the late 1820s as part of the ****embly...
- The Plymouth Brethren Christian Church (PBCC) also known as Raven Brethren or Taylorites is a Christian denomination currently led by Australian businessman...
- The Czech Brethren may refer to: Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren, the biggest Czech Protestant church, founded 1918 Church of Brethren (Czech Republic)...