Anabaptist


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Anabaptist

1. a member of any of various 16th-century Protestant movements that rejected infant baptism, insisted that adults be rebaptized, and sought to establish Christian communism
2. a member of a later Protestant sect holding the same doctrines, esp with regard to baptism
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The famous and well-documented life and death of Michael Sattler, friend and dialogue partner to Martin Bucer from Strasbourg and former Benedictine prior and author of the first Anabaptist Confession of Faith of Schleitheim, (4) illustrates well the essence of the Anabaptist dissent.
The most significant of these was the persistent criticisms of the Anabaptist acceptance of the Apocrypha leveled by Protestant interlocutors.
10) The Hutterite Brethren chose to dwell in communes called Haushaben or Bruderhrfe in southern Moravia; this part of the Bohemian kingdom provided a haven of toleration for a number of Anabaptist groups who fled imperial persecution the late 1520s and 1530s.
That some believed the Black-Friar's church was Anabaptist, that it clearly was not German or Dutch, and that Neal did not contest its Anabaptist character on ethnic or national attributes implied that the historian understood Anabaptists not to be limited by German ethnicity or nationality.
Paul actively represented the interests of the family in wanting his brother's papers placed at Messiah College and he was eager to see the college strengthen its Anabaptist identity.
Central to the thinking of Mennonites of European heritage, when entering into dialogue with Catholics, was the matter of the persecutions of their Anabaptist forebears by Catholics, especially during the sixteenth century.
This event proved to be a crucial moment in the course of my journey for sharing an Anabaptist and liberationist perspective on the Gospel.
Dipple demonstrates this in his survey of the "evangelical Anabaptists.
Specifically, in Yoder's description of Jewish communities in exile as non-sacerdotal communities gathered around the text in parallel to Anabaptist ecclesiologies, the importance of Talmudic commentary as a lived, authoritative tradition through which the scriptural text is interpreted falls from view.
Social ethicists are the most likely theological community to take account of the Anabaptist tradition.
Scott, a research and administrative associate at the Young Center for Anabaptist Studies, died unexpectedly on December 28, 2011.
As a stewardship solutions organization, Mennonite Mutual Aid helps Anabaptists and others practice biblical stewardship through its expertise in insurance, financial services, charitable-giving programs, and educational resources.