Church of the Brethren

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a Baptist denomination founded in 1708 by Americans of German descent

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He also compares the Brethren to the Amish, citing parallels in the thought of Alexander Mack and Jakob Ammann on such matters as separation, obedience and the ban (59-61).
To argue for Philadelphian influence on Brethren ecclesiology, Meier attempts to distance the Brethren from Anabaptism by contrasting the ways in which Menno Simons and Alexander Mack appropriate the example of the early church.
Bowman supplies a sketch of the early years of the Brethren, from the Schwarzenau movement of Alexander Mack, through the Ephrata episode under Conrad Beissel in Pennsylvania.
Energy choices are an everyday part of our residents and visitors' lives," said Alexander Mack, Director of the Florida Energy Office.