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 a form of Christianity that originated with the 16th-century Reformation, a movement against what its followers perceived to be errors...
- The Reformation (alternatively named the Protestant Reformation or the European Reformation) was a major movement within Western Christianity in 16th-century...
- Protestantism is the largest grouping of Christians in the United States, with its combined denominations collectively comprising about 43% of the country's...
- "A Protestant parliament for a Protestant people" is a term that has been applied to the political institutions in Northern Ireland between 1921 and 1972...
- Protestant Reformers were those theologians whose careers, works and actions brought about the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century. In the context...
- 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...
- A Protestant Bible is a Christian Bible whose translation or revision was produced by Protestants. Such Bibles comprise 39 books of the Old Testament...
- The Protestant work ethic, also known as the Calvinist work ethic or the Puritan work ethic, is a work ethic concept in theology, sociology, economics...
- The Protestant Union (German: Protestantische Union), also known as the Evangelical Union, Union of Auhausen, German Union or the Protestant Action Party...