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Definition of 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.
ProtestantProtestant 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
is the second largest
form of Christianity
more than 900 million adherents worldwide
40% of all Christians....
- The Reformation
Reformation, or the European
Reformation) was a schism
in Western Christianity initiated
by Martin Luther
- The mainline Protestant churches
(also called mainstream Protestant
and sometimes oldline Protestant
) are a group
of Protestant denominations
in the United...
- The Protestant Ethic
and the Spirit
(German: Die protestantische Ethik
und der Geist
des Kapitalismus) is a book written
by Max Weber, a...
(WASPs) are a social group
and well-connected white Americans
and predominantly British
are more than 900 million Protestants
worldwide, among approximately
Christians. In 2010, a total
of more than 800 million
is the most po****r religion practiced
in the United Kingdom
with Anglicanism, the Reformed tradition
(including Presbyterians), Methodism...
- The Protestant
Ascendancy, known simply
as the Ascendancy, was the political, economic, and social domination
of Ireland between
the 17th century
Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism
, is a worldwide, transdenominational movement within Protestant Christianity which maintains
of the Church
of England. The Episcopal Church describes itself
, yet Catholic". The Episcopal Church claims apostolic
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