ブレザレン教会

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Church of the Brethren
分類 プロテスタント
教派 アナバプテスト
体系 Non-creedal
組織構造 会衆制 with districts that meet together in an Annual Conference
協力 The Church of the Brethren, Inc. (ministry and administration), Bethany Theological Seminary, Brethren Benefit Trust (retirement fund), On Earth Peace (peace initiative)
提携 Brethren World Assembly, Christian Churches Together, Christian Peacemaker Teams, Church World Service, Historic Peace Churches, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, National Council of Churches, 世界教会協議会
地域 United States (本部) and Puerto Rico, with groups in Brazil; the Dominican Republic; Haiti; Nigeria and Oku, Cameroon; Spain; and South Sudan; also present in Ecuador (United Andean Indian Mission) and India (Church of North India)
創設者 Alexander Mack英語版 and the Schwarzenau Brethren
創設日 1708
創設地 Schwarzenau, Germany
親組織 Schwarzenau Brethren in the United States
被独立 Dunkard Brethren (1926)
会衆数 1,047 (2010, United States and Puerto Rico)[1]
信徒数 122,810 (2010, United States)
介護施設数 21 (Fellowship of Brethren Homes)
援助組織 Brethren Disaster Ministries, Brethren Service Center, Brethren Volunteer Service, Children's Disaster Services, Heifer International英語版, SERRV International英語版
高等教育施設数 6 colleges and universities (Bridgewater College, Elizabethtown College, Juniata College, Manchester College, McPherson College, and University of La Verne), 1 seminary (Bethany Theological Seminary), see also Brethren Colleges Abroad
公式サイト brethren.org

ブレザレン教会(ぶれざれんきょうかい、Church of the Brethren)は、1708年、8人によって設立されたアナバプテスト教派平和主義を唱える歴史的平和教会である。

脚注[編集]

  1. ^ Church directory”. Church of the Brethren. 2010年4月21日閲覧。

関連文献[編集]

  • Brethren Society: The Cultural Transformation of a Peculiar People, Carl F. Bowman (1995) Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Brethren Encyclopedia, Vol. I–III, Donald F. Durnbaugh, editor (1983) The Brethren Encyclopedia Inc.
  • Brethren Encyclopedia, Vol. IV, Donald F. Durnbaugh and Dale V. Ulrich, editors, Carl Bowman, contributing editor (2006) The Brethren Encyclopedia Inc.
  • Encyclopedia of American Religions, J. Gordon Melton, editor
  • Fruit of the Vine, A History of the Brethren 1708–1995, Donald F. Durnbaugh (1997) Brethren Press
  • Handbook of Denominations, by Frank S. Mead, Samuel S. Hill, and Craig D. Atwood
  • Portrait of a People: The Church of the Brethren at 300, Carl Desportes Bowman (2008) Brethren Press
  • Profiles in Belief: the Religious Bodies of the United States and Canada, by Arthur Carl Piepkorn
  • Religious Congregations & Membership in the United States (2000), Glenmary Research Center
  • The Believers' Church: The History and Character of Radical Protestantism, Donald F. Durnbaugh (1968) The Macmillan Company

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