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1788–1866, clergyman, cofounder with his father, Thomas Campbell, 1763–1854, of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Of Scottish lineage, both were born in Ireland and educated at the Univ. of Glasgow.
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sometimes called Campbellites, a Protestant religious body founded early in the 19th cent. in the United States. Its primary thesis is that the Bible alone should form the basis for faith and conduct, each individual interpreting the Bible
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7) While Stoll does not consider Daniel's particular theological inheritance closely, he does claim that the "strongest similarity between Muir and his father is that each rejected an orthodox religion and preached the Gospel according to his own lights--for Daniel the Campbellite Gospel, for Muir the Gospel of Nature" ("God and John Muir" 73).
Lindsay was an ardent supporter of Woodrow Wilson, not a Campbellite but a Southern Presbyterian--close enough, and of his plan for an international governing body, but, after the horrific consequences of the European war became apparent, Lindsay was forced to reconsider his support for an interventionist foreign policy and to defend his position in the face of opposition from many of his friends.
Just in the two chapters dedicated to his ecclesiology, one can see interactions with and reactions against Romanists (also referred to as papists), Presbyterians, Campbellites, the Salvation Army, and the Society of Friends.
Churches dominated by southerners rejected non-Baptist immersions, reflecting the tension in the mid-South between Baptists and Campbellites.
The black church retained its self-determination, however, and Marshall even dropped his Campbellite views by the close of the decade.
Indeed, a prominent church historian recently suggested that current tensions within the American Southern Baptists reflect that group's contact with Stone-Campbell sacramentalism many generations ago--that the Campbellites injected a sacramental virus into the Baptists for which they have not yet developed an immunity
He was abrasive, if not controversial, throughout his newspaper career, writing against alcohol and tobacco in a frontier town, and displaying intolerance toward Catholics, Baptists and Campbellites.
But while the Saintly designation set the members of the church led by the Mormon prophet apart from the Campbellites whose institutional form of restored Christianity was likewise known as the Church of Christ, many Saints thought it was not sufficiently distinctive.
Chapter six is about Landmarkism, and chapter seven is about other controversies, including the Down Grade Controversy in England and the controversies concerning the Campbellites and concerning liberalism and fundamentalism in the United States.
There is frequent information on the Presbyterian Church, hymnology, Old versus New School Presbyterianism, the Westminster Catechism, and varieties of popular Christianity (such as Masons, Mormons, Campbellites, and revivalism) that is rarely discussed in relation to Twain's life and writing.
the Baptists and Campbellites changed "baptism" to "immersion"), some states sought to ban sectarian religious teachings.