Definition of Baptist. Meaning of Baptist. Synonyms of Baptist

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Definition of Baptist

Baptist
Baptist 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 Baptists.

Meaning of Baptist from wikipedia

- Baptists form a major branch of Protestant Christianity distinguished by baptizing professing Christian believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed...
- John the Baptist (c. 1st century BC – c. AD 30) was a Jewish itinerant preacher in the early 1st century AD. Other titles and names for John include John...
- 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...
- Reformed Baptists (sometimes known as Particular Baptists or Calvinistic Baptists) are Baptists that hold to a Calvinist soteriology, (salvation). They...
- The 16th Street Baptist Church bombing was a white supremacist terrorist bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on Sunday,...
- The beheading of John the Baptist, also known as the decollation of Saint John the Baptist or the beheading of the Forerunner, is a biblical event commemorated...
- Independent Baptist churches (some also called Independent Fundamentalist Baptist or IFB) are Christian congregations, generally holding to conservative...
- Baptist beliefs are not completely consistent from one church to another, as Baptists do not have a central governing authority. However, Baptists do hold...
- The American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) is a mainline Baptist Christian denomination within the United States. The denomination maintains headquarters...
- media Missionary Baptists are a group of Baptists that grew out of the missionary / anti-missionary controversy that divided Baptists in the United States...