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see BrethrenBrethren,
German Baptist religious group. They were popularly known as Dunkards, Dunkers, or Tunkers, from the German for "to dip," referring to their method of baptizing. The Brethren evolved from the Pietist movement in Germany.
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Surely the members of the historic peace churches-Quakers, Dunkards, Mennonites and Brethren-were not advocated of such things.
In various parts of the United States, members of Anabaptist religious communities, Hutterites, Amish, Dunkards, Apostolic Christian, and Old Order Mennonites believe in the simple life and reject some or most of the modern world.
The Studebakers had long been Dunkards, members of a German-American Baptist sect that believed in brotherly love and despised war.