Exclusive Brethren


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Exclusive Brethren

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(Christian Churches, other) one of the two main divisions of the Plymouth Brethren, which, in contrast to the Open Brethren, restricts its members' contacts with those outside the sect
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We should avoid nominees who hold sincere views of the nature of Lords' Day observance, Exclusive Brethren etc.
This topical theme mirrors the real-life growth and increasing political clout of such religious groups as the Exclusive Brethren, and it is worth examining these parallels within the film.
7) Michael Bachelard, Behind the Exclusive Brethren, Scribe Publications, Melbourne, 2008, p.
In 2008, Exclusive Brethren member and GP Mark Christopher James Craddock, 75, prescribed the 18-year-old anti-androgen therapy cyproterone acetate (Cyprostat) during a 10-minute consultation in his home.
The patient was a member of the Exclusive Brethren church at the time, the report said.
Durham County Council planning committee yesterday granted the Exclusive Brethren permission to convert the buildings in Waldridge Lane, Chester Moor, Chester-le-Street, despite opposition from half of the local households.
The other faction, here designated as Exclusive Brethren, screened out applicants regarded as "linked in fellowship with teachers of erroneous doctrine" (3).
The relationship between Open and Exclusive Brethren also receives attention.
As it turns out, the aforementioned "sect" is called the Exclusive Brethren, and seven of its top leaders had formed a front group that paid for $500,000 worth of fliers claiming that the current government was responsible for radical moral decline, including support for "euthanasia" and laws that would put pastors "in prison for reading the Bible.
Ironically, members of the Exclusive Brethren urge their adherents not to vote at all, so their advertising efforts were designed to influence on-the-fence voters.
All modern gadgets are banned from the Warwickshire school which is run by secretive religious sect, The Exclusive Brethren.
Melbourne, Jan 12 (ANI): The Australian Government has given more than 70 million dollars to schools run by the Exclusive Brethren, a religious sect Prime Minister Kevin Rudd described as an "extremist cult" that breaks up families.