Baptist denomination


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Noun1.Baptist denomination - group of Baptist congregations
Baptist Church, Baptists - any of various evangelical Protestant churches that believe in the baptism of voluntary believers
Arminian Baptist, General Baptist - group of Baptist congregations believing the teachings of the Dutch theologian Jacobus Arminius (who opposed the doctrine of strict predestination of the Calvinists)
Calvinistic Baptist, Particular Baptist - group of Baptist congregations believing the teachings of the French theologian John Calvin who believed in strict predetermination
Church of the Brethren, Dippers, Dunkers - a Baptist denomination founded in 1708 by Americans of German descent; opposed to military service and taking legal oaths; practiced trine immersion
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
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47) David Benedict, A General History of the Baptist Denomination in America (New York: Sheldon, Lamport and Blakeman, 1855), 391-393, cited in McBeth, Sourcebook, 143.
Late last year Ed visited six primary schools as part of the Craig Project organised by the Baptist denomination and they created some rhythmic poems in Welsh which were then rapped to some drum and synth accompaniment.
It says on its website that it is an "Old School (or, Primitive) Baptist Church," though it has no known ties to any broader national Baptist denomination.
Today, it is the world's largest Baptist denomination and the largest Protestant body in the U.
All of the participants were Christian, mostly identifying with a Baptist denomination (48%).
Daniel Goodwin, Associate Professor of History at Atlantic Baptist University in Moncton, New Brunswick, addresses this dearth in the literature in his study of the formation of the United Baptist Convention of the Maritime Provinces, which brought together two Arminian Baptist groups and one Calvinistic Baptist denomination in 1905-06.
Mr Graham had made clear throughout his almost 50 years as America's leading evangelist that he condemned racism and anti-Semitism, refusing to speak at segregated events in the American deep south, and falling out with his own Southern Baptist denomination by refusing to try to convert Jews to Christianity.
Because the church is predominantly African-American and aware of the Missionary Baptists' resistance to racism within the Baptist denomination, Staples and Warren say it has been easier to break with the church's tradition of antigay preaching as well.
The Southern Baptist denomination claims nearly 16 million members, among them President Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott.
The original Baptist Home building was constructed in 1913 as a men's dormitory for students at Parker College, started in 1887 by the Free Baptist Denomination.
Then the remainder of the born-again movement was infected by scandals among the televangelists and conflict between moderates and conservatives in the powerful Southern Baptist denomination.

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