campbellite definition

  • noun:
    • A member associated with denomination called Christians or Disciples of Christ. They on their own repudiate the definition of Campbellite as a nickname. See Christian, 3.
    • A member associated with the denomination usually referred to as Disciples of Christ, started by the Rev. Alexander Campbell. The Campbellites had been also known as New Lights. See disciple.
    • 2, one of several supporters associated with Rev. John McLeod Campbell, whom, when deposed in 1831 for training the universality of this atonement, founded another congregation.
    • [lowercase] A local name of a sunfish, Pomoxys annularis, abundant in the Mississippi. Also called new-light.
    • A member associated with denomination called Christians or Disciples of Christ. They themselves repudiate the expression Campbellite as a nickname. See Christian, 3.
    • an associate associated with denomination otherwise known as the Disciples of Christ, established because of the Rev. Alexander Campbell. The Campbellites had been also referred to as brand new Lights. See disciple.
    • 2, one of many supporters associated with Rev. John McLeod Campbell, whom, whenever deposed in 1831 for teaching the universality for the atonement, founded a different congregation.
    • [lowercase] a nearby title of a sunfish, Pomoxys annularis, rich in the Mississippi. Also known as new-light.

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