Anabaptists


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Anabaptists

A radical Protestant movement founded in 1525 and first based in Zurich. They established a communistic, polygamous theocracy in Munster in 1534 which was suppressed in 1535.
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Let that be left unto the Anabaptists, and other furies.
More commonly known as the Martyrs Mirror, Dutch Mennonite Van Braght's 1,500-page collection of martyr accounts has been second in importance only to the Bible for Anabaptists historically.
Nolt unpacks myths and misconceptions about the Amish, a Christian church whose origins date back to the 1600th century, the Reformation, the Anabaptists, and Jakob Ammann.
The claim in a 2015 lecture by Nelson Kraybill, the new president of Mennonite World Conference, that a "significant number of North American Anabaptists harbor shame or guilt about current or recent cross-cultural mission efforts of our own people" led to a significant online debate.
With Zwingli, the first Anabaptists rejected the ritualized sacramental way of becoming a Christian through the water rite.
Anabaptists are Christians whose theological roots are in the Radical Reformation of 16th century Europe.
"That book" was Franklin's pioneering study of the sixteenth-century Anabaptists, The Anabaptist View of the Church, and the person who placed that book in my hands was Dr.
The Mennonites descend from the 16<sup>th</sup> century Anabaptist movement in Switzerland.&nbsp; During the Reformation, the Anabaptists wanted stronger reforms than the Protestants.&nbsp; When a Dutch priest named Menno Simons latched onto the group, his differing interpretation of the scriptures catapulted him into leadership.&nbsp; The name Mennonite literally means "Followers of Menno."
STUDIES of early modern Anabaptism have shown that many Anabaptists sought to model their communities after the examples of the New Testament and the early church before the "fall" of the church into a coercive, sword-wielding institution through the person of Constantine in the fourth century C.E.
GENEVA -- Lutheran Worm Federation leaders plan to apologize for their ancestors' 16th-century persecution of Anabaptists, religious reformers whose successors include Mennonites and the Amish.
What separates the Anabaptists from most other Christian sects?