Dutch Reformed Church

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Dutch Reformed Church:

see Reformed Church in AmericaReformed Church in America,
Protestant denomination founded in colonial times by settlers from the Netherlands and formerly known as the Dutch Reformed Church. The Reformed Church in Holland emerged in the 16th cent.
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Erica Meijers, Blanke BroedersZwarte Vreemden: De Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk, de Gereformeerde Kerken in Nederland en de apartheid in Zuid Afrika 1948-1972 [White Brothers-Black Strangers: The Netherlands Reformed Church, The Reformed Churches in the Netherlands and apartheid in South Africa 1948-1972], Hilversum, Uitgeverij Verloren, 2008, pp.
Generale Synode de Nederlandse Hervormde kerk (1998).
Accompanying this, of course, was the rise of the new ecumenism during the 1960s, when the two large Reformed churches (the Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk and Kuyper's Gereformeerde Kerken in Nederland) rediscovered each other and made the first steps toward reunion.
46) Even today, one of the church's three variants, the Nederduitsche Hervormde Kerk, retains the infamous Article 3 in its Church Law which reserves membership of the church for whites only.