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Bereans

(See Acts 17:10, 11). 1. Religious group founded by J. Barclay* (hence also “Barclayites”) at Edinburgh 1773. Barclay rejected natural theol. and held that Scripture is source of all truth. After Barclay's death most of his followers merged with Congregationalists.

2. The interdenom. Berean Band, which encouraged memorizing Scripture, was organized by Charles J. G. Hensman* of London 1905.

3. See Berean Fundamental Church.

4. See Berean Mission Incorporated.


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