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Bereans


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John Barclay (1734—1798) Church of Scotland minister and founder of the Berean church

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A religious sect founded at Edinburgh in 1773 by J. Barclay and so called from their zeal in studying the Bible (cf. Acts 17: 10 f.). Berean communities were established in London and Bristol as well as in Scotland, but after Barclay's death (1798) they soon melted away, mainly merging with the Congregationalists.

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