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Retrenchment and Mainstreaming: The Plymouth Brethren Christian Church in the 21st Century

Massimo Introvigne

in The Plymouth Brethren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190842420
eISBN:
9780190842451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842420.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religious Studies

This final chapter presents a case study of Brethren IV, known today as the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church (PBCC). It starts with a discussion of the legal case before the British Charity ... More


Raven and the Time of Divisions: A Map of the Brethren Movement

Massimo Introvigne

in The Plymouth Brethren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190842420
eISBN:
9780190842451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842420.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religious Studies

Divisions in the Brethren movement occurred already during Darby’s lifetime and cannot be simply reduced to the split between an Open and Exclusive wings. The chapter discusses the 1936 ... More


Darby and the Origins of the Plymouth Brethren

Massimo Introvigne

in The Plymouth Brethren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190842420
eISBN:
9780190842451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842420.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religious Studies

The chapter describes the career of John Nelson Darby, from his early ministry in Ireland to the birth of the Brethren movement and its worldwide expansion through Darby’s international and ... More


London’s First Sunnysiders

Laura Wright

in Sunnyside: A Sociolinguistic History of British House Names

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266557
eISBN:
9780191905377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266557.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter identifies the first 27 Londoners to live in a Sunnyside, from 1859-1872, after which the name increased rapidly. Their biographies are given, and the methods used are identification of ... More


Introduction

Massimo Introvigne

in The Plymouth Brethren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190842420
eISBN:
9780190842451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842420.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religious Studies

The chapter lists the different uses of the word ‘Brethren’ in modern Protestantism and defines the book’s focus on the group commonly called Exclusive Brethren (particularly, on the Plymouth ... More


The Plymouth Brethren

Massimo Introvigne

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190842420
eISBN:
9780190842451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842420.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religious Studies

Plymouth Brethren are a larger Christian movement, including a dozen of different denominations. They originate from a 19th-century revival in the British Isles, around John Nelson Darby—regarded by ... More


Awaiting Rapture: Watchman Nee and the Little Flock

Lian Xi

in Redeemed by Fire: The Rise of Popular Christianity in Modern China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123395
eISBN:
9780300162837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123395.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The chapter focuses on Watchman Nee or Ni Tuosheng, the founder of the Little Flock. It traces the origin of Nee's sect and the development of his intricate eschatology. Watchman Nee was born in 1903 ... More


R. G. LeTourneau’s Prosperity Gospel

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

in God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter assesses the life and career of R.G. LeTourneau, a manufacturer of large earth-moving equipment who dedicated his labor and profits to his own philanthropy and evangelical ministry. “God ... More


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