Definition of Protestant. Meaning of Protestant. Synonyms of Protestant

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Definition of Protestant

Protestant
Protestant Prot"es*tant, a. [Cf. F. protestant.] 1. Making a protest; protesting. 2. Of or pertaining to the faith and practice of those Christians who reject the authority of the Roman Catholic Church; as, Protestant writers.
Protestant
Protestant Prot"es*tant, n. [F. protestant, fr. L. protestans, -antis, p. pr. of protestare. See Protest, v.] One who protests; -- originally applied to those who adhered to Luther, and protested against, or made a solemn declaration of dissent from, a decree of the Emperor Charles V. and the Diet of Spires, in 1529, against the Reformers, and appealed to a general council; -- now used in a popular sense to designate any Christian who does not belong to the Roman Catholic or the Greek Church.

Meaning of Protestant from wikipedia

- Protestantism is the second-largest form of Christianity with a total of 800 million to 1 billion adherents worldwide or about 37% of all Christians....
- The Reformation (alternatively named the Protestant Reformation or the European Reformation) was a movement within Western Christianity in 16th-century...
- Protestant Reformers were those theologians whose careers, works and actions brought about the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century. In the context...
- The mainline Protestant churches (also called mainstream Protestant and sometimes oldline Protestant) are a group of Protestant denominations in the United...
- Governor of the Church of England. The Episcopal Church describes itself as "Protestant, yet Catholic". The Episcopal Church claims apostolic succession, tracing...
- White Anglo-Saxon Protestants (WASPs) are white North American Protestants, usually of British descent. WASP elites have long dominated American society...
- Protestant League may refer to: League of Torgau (1526-1531), the earliest league of Protestant princes against the Catholic League of Dessau, succeeded...
- The Protestant Ascendancy, known simply as the Ascendancy, was the political, economic, and social domination of Ireland between the 17th century and the...
- evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism, is a worldwide, trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that maintains the belief...
- The Protestant Union (German: Protestantische Union), also known as the Evangelical Union, Union of Auhausen, German Union or the Protestant Action Party...
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