Definition of Irvingite in English:
A member of the Catholic Apostolic Church, which followed the teachings of Edward Irving (1792–1834), who was originally a minister of the Church of Scotland.
- It manifested in the Irvingite movement in Scotland that gave rise to the Catholic Apostolic churches.
- This became the first Holy Catholic Apostolic Church, but Irving was not its leader for, though its adherents were popularly known as ‘Irvingites’, he was not held to possess apostolic gifts.
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