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Irving, Edward

(1792–1834). B. Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scot.; educ. Edinburgh; asst. to T. Chalmers*; pastor Hatton Garden Caledonian Chapel, London, 1822, and of a new ch. in Regent Square, London, 1829; charged with heresy in doctrine of Trin.; accepted Pentecostal phenomena, esp. speaking in tongues; charged with heresy regarding sinlessness of Christ; deposed from ranks of clergy 1833 by presbytery of Annan. Followers, known as Irvingites, formed the Catholic* Apostolic Ch. (sometimes called Holy Catholic Apostolic Ch.).

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