Irvingite

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Irvingite

a member of the religious group founded by Edward Irving, a Scots minister who advocated strict observance of ritualistic practices.
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KIB and AirHogs staff worked for several weeks prior to the event, which was also promoted by the City's Communications Department to encourage Irvingites to come to the ball park.
An index of British Nonconformity in Betjemans writings would include General Baptists, Strict and Particular Baptists, Seventh Day Baptists, Wesleyan Methodists, Primitive Methodists, Bible Christians, Plymouth Brethren, Moravians, Lutherans, Independents and Congregationalists, Presbyterians and Unitarians, Quakers, Christian Scientists, Swedenborgians, Sandemanians and Glasites, the Peculiar People, Countess of Huntingdonites, Fifth Monarchists, Covenanters, Millenarians, Muggletonians, Agapemonites, Irvingites, Bryanites, and nondenominationals, as well as those "low church" Anglican parishes that are borderline dissenting--evangelical, reformed, and Calvinistic.
40) In response to government inquiries, the Lutheran General Consistory in Russia invoked the "Evangelical perspective of freedom of conscience" in 1873 to justify the separation from the Lutheran Church of a small group of sectarians, the so-called Irvingites.
He begins with the Church Fathers and then looks at the flourishing of millenarianism in AD 1000, the Black Death, millenarian sects during the Civil Wars, the Irvingites.