Darbyite Dar"by*ite, n. One of the Plymouth Brethren, or of a sect among them; -- so called from John N. Darby, one of the leaders of the Brethren. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • darbyite — ˌīt noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: John N. Darby died 1882 English theologist + English ite : one of the Plymouth Brethren following closely the teachings of J. N. Darby * * * /dahr bee uyt /, n. a member of the Plymouth Brethren …   Useful english dictionary

  • Darbyite — /dahr bee uyt /, n. a member of the Plymouth Brethren. [1880 85; after John N. Darby (1800 82), English theologian; see ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • darbyite — dar·by·ite …   English syllables

  • Exclusive Brethren — The Exclusive Brethren are a subset of the Christian evangelical movement generally described as the Plymouth Brethren. They are distinguished from the Open Brethren from whom they separated in 1848.[1] Sometimes broadly referred to as the… …   Wikipedia

  • Crowley, Aleister — (1875–1947)    English magician and occultist. Aleister Crowley was adept at dealing with spirits, including powerful DEMONs. Flamboyant and controversial, he practiced outrageous magic of sex, drugs, and sacrifice, yet made significant… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • John Nelson Darby — John Nelson Darby, (18 November 1800 29 April 1882) was an Anglo Irish evangelist, and an influential figure among the original Plymouth Brethren. He is considered to be the father of modern Dispensationalism. He produced a translation of the… …   Wikipedia

  • WESTERWEEL, JOHAN° — ( Joop ; 1899–1944), Dutch educator and Righteous Among the Nations. Born in Zutphen, the Netherlands, to parents belonging to the Darbyite Church, also known as the Plymouth Brethren, Johan (better known as Joop) Westerweel attended a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”