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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 or ****emblies of brethren are a low church, non-conformist, evangelical Christian movement whose history can be traced back to Dublin...
- 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 sometimes simply called the German Baptists, are an Anabaptist group...
- The Exclusive Brethren are a subset of the Christian evangelical movement generally described as the Plymouth Brethren. They are distinguished from the...
- The group has its origins in Exclusive Brethren, a Plymouth Brethren group, itself a branch of the Open Brethren. The PBCC was established in the early...
- 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 Moravian Church, or the Moravian Brethren, formally called the Unitas Fratrum (Latin for "Unity of the Brethren"), known in German as the [Herrnhuter]...
- The Czech Brethren may refer to: Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren, the biggest Czech Protestant church, founded 1918 Church of Brethren (Czech Republic)...
- 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...
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