Anabaptistry

An`a`bap´tist`ry


n.1.The doctrine, system, or practice, of Anabaptists.
Thus died this imaginary king; and Anabaptistry was suppressed in Munster.
- Pagitt.
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Despite George Johnson's rigorous dealings with Thomasine, he claimed to advocate a middle road between two extremes: "The ditch of anabaptistry and the pit of pride must both be pasted [passed] by, and the path of modesty walked in." (79) The controversy, however, exposes how unclear and contested the line between rigid asceticism and blatant pride was in practice, and thus how ambiguous the meanings of humble modesty and "plain" moderation.
Thirty-five years before John Winthrop would deliver his now famous proclamation, George Johnson argued that both pastor and wife served as a "light upon a hill in the eies of all men." When Francis accused George of anabaptistry and warned against "put[ting] a great part of religion in ...
Indeed, Bradford believed and Francis, when he accused George of anabaptistry, implied that such hypocritical strictness, disguised as "spiritual purity and godly works, ...