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Definition of Baptist
BaptistBaptist Bap"tist, n. [L. baptista, G. ?]
1. One who administers baptism; -- specifically applied to
John, the forerunner of Christ. --Milton.
2. One of a denomination of Christians who deny the validity
of infant baptism and of sprinkling, and maintain that
baptism should be administered to believers alone, and
should be by immersion. See Anabaptist.
Note: In doctrine the Baptists of this country [the United
States] are Calvinistic, but with much freedom and
moderation. --Amer. Cyc.
Freewill Baptists, a sect of Baptists who are Arminian in
doctrine, and practice open communion.
Seventh-day Baptists, a sect of Baptists who keep the
seventh day of the week, or Saturday, as the Sabbath. See
Sabbatarian. The Dunkers and Campbellites are also
Meaning of Baptist from wikipedia
form a major branch
of Protestantism distinguished
by baptizing professing believers
only (believer's baptism, as opposed
- John the Baptist
(late 1st century
BC – 28–36 AD) was a Jewish itinerant preacher
in the early
AD. Other titles
for John include
- The Southern Baptist Convention
(SBC) is a Christian denomination based
in the United
States. It is the world's largest Baptist
denomination, the largest...
do not have a central governing
authority, and Baptist beliefs
are not completely consistent
from one Baptist church
to another. However, Baptists...
- Independent Baptist churches
(some also called Independent Fundamental Baptist
, Independent Fundamentalist Baptist
or IFB) are Christian
- Reformed Baptists
as Particular Baptists
or Calvinistic Baptists
) are Baptists
that hold to a Calvinist
soteriology. They can trace
- The Beheading
John the Baptist
, also known
as the Decollation
John the Baptist
or the Beheading
of the Forerunner, is a biblical
- Westboro Baptist Church
(WBC) is an American church known
for its use of inflammatory
hate speech, especially against
LGBT+ people, Catholics, Orthodox...
- 16th Street Baptist Church bombing
was an act of white supremacist terrorism which occurred
at the African-American 16th Street Baptist Church
- Calvinistic Baptists
, General Baptists
, Primitive Baptists
, Old Regulars, Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Baptists
, and Independent Baptists
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