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Alexander Campbell
b. September 12, 1788 – d. March 1, 1866 • Religious group founder • Religious movement founder
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Campbell, Alexander
Campbell, Alexander (1788–1866), co-founder, with Barton W. Stone (1772–1844), of the *Disciples of Christ. The son of Thomas Campbell (1763–1854), a Seceder *Presbyterian minister from Co. Armagh, who emigrated to the USA in 1807, Alexander followed his father in 1809 after a year at Glasgow University
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Campbell, Alexander
Campbell, Alexander (1788–1866). Principal founder of the Christian Church, the first native Protestant denomination in the United States, of which the present-day Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Churches of Christ are heirs.The Campbellites worked specifically among marginalized groups,
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Campbell, Alexander
Campbell, Alexander (1788–1866). Campbell, along with Barton W. *Stone, initiated a restoration movement in America sometimes called the Stone-Campbell Movement. Campbell was a Presbyterian who immigrated to America from Northern Ireland. He was motivated by the need to move beyond denominational tags,
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Alexander Campbell
Denominational FoundersAlexander CampbellChristian“The union of Christians with the apostles’ testimony is all-sufficient and alone sufficient to the conversion of the world.”Separated by the Atlantic Ocean, Presbyterian preacher Thomas Campbell and his son Alexander simultaneously came to
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Campbell, Alexander (1788–1866)
CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER (1788–1866)Alexander Campbell led a movement to restore primitive Christianity. Born in County Antrim, Ireland, he studied at the University of Glasgow, but grew disenchanted with Calvinist doctrine and Presbyterian sectarianism. He emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1809, joining the
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Campbell, Alexander
Campbell, Alexander (1788–1866)One of the founders of the Disciples of Christ and the Church of ChristBorn in Ballymena (Ireland), the son of Thomas Campbell, Alexander was a minister in the Secessionist church (a group separated from the Church of Scotland). The elder Campbell immigrated to Pennsylvania