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Bereans

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Beroeans

(both: bərē`ənz), members of a Protestant religious sect founded in Scotland by John BarclayBarclay, John,
1734–98, minister of the Church of Scotland and founder of the Bereans or Barclayites. His Without Faith, without God (1769) and other works were unacceptable to his presbytery, and he was prohibited from preaching.
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 c.1773. They took their name from the community mentioned in Acts 17.10–13. They held the main Calvinist doctrines and placed great emphasis on the study of the Scriptures. The sect is extinct.
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On Sunday morning, Chauran, 89, was teaching her final Sunday School class for special-needs adults at Berean Baptist Church.
Some of his affiliations were: Founding member of the Berean Baptist Church of Auburn; a life member of the John Birch Society and former Worcester County Chapter Leader; member of the National Rifle Association; former Secretary of the Young Men's Republican Club of Worcester and the Grafton Republican Town Committee; former State Committee Treasurer of the American Party of MA.
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OTC Bulletin Board: LFBG), a leading publisher of Christian video games, announced today that Berean Christian Stores have approved the sale of Left Behind Games throughout their 18-store chain.
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stantially less income from its former subsidiaries Berean Christian Bookstores and Standard Publishing which it sold in previous quarters.
The divestiture was completed with the sale of Berean Christian Stores, a 17-store Christian bookstore chain, to an affiliate of JMH Capital and its management.
After hearing about the holiday party and its need for community support, Berean Christian School eighth graders Victoria Vighetto and Allison Leib said they wanted to lend a hand.
Berean et al[11] proposed a fibroblastic origin for MSGCs, based on electron microscopic findings of anastomosing rough endoplasmic reticulum in the cells and mature collagen in the surrounding stroma, as well as the absence of filaments, micropinocytic inclusions, and basal lamina.