- a member of a Christian millenarian sect founded in the US about 1848, holding that only the just will enter eternal life, that the wicked will be annihilated, and that the ignorant, the unconverted, and infants will not be raised from the dead
- of or relating to this body or its beliefs and practices
C19: from Late Greek khristadelphos, from khristos Christ + adelphos brother
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A monthly magazine, The Christadelphian, is published in Birmingham.