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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 Christian believers
only (believer's baptism), and doing
so by complete...
- John the Baptist
(c. 1st century
BC – c. AD 30) was a Judaean mission preacher active
in the area of Jordan River
in the early
AD. He is also...
- Reformed Baptists
as Particular Baptists
or Calvinistic Baptists
) are Baptists
that hold to a Calvinist soteriology
(salvation). The first...
- Baptist beliefs
are not completely consistent
from one church
to another, as Baptists
do not have a central governing
authority. However, Baptists
- The Southern Baptist Convention
(SBC) is a Christian denomination based
in the United
States. It is the world's largest Baptist
denomination, and the largest...
- fundamentalist) Baptist
some Independent Baptist churches refuse affiliation
denominations, various Independent Baptist Church
- The beheading
of John the Baptist
, also known
as the decollation
John the Baptist
or the beheading
of the Forerunner, is a biblical event
- Primitive Baptists
– also known
as Hard S**** Baptists
, Foot Washing Baptists
or Old School Baptists
– are conservative Baptists adhering
to a degree
- The American Baptist Churches
USA (ABCUSA) is a Baptist Christian denomination established
in 1907 originally
as the Northern Baptist
Convention, and from...
- Baptist Memorial
Hospital-Memphis (formerly known
East) is a 706-bed medical facility
in Memphis, Tennessee. This hospital, built
in 1979, is...
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