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 collectively between 800 million and more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly...
- The Reformation (more fully the Protestant Reformation, or the European Reformation) was a schism in Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther and...
- There are between 800 and more than 900 million Protestants worldwide, among approximately 2.4 billion Christians. In 2010, a total of more than 800 million...
- The mainline Protestant churches (also called mainstream Protestant and sometimes oldline Protestant) are a group of Protestant denominations in the United...
- The Protestant Ascendancy, known simply as the Ascendancy, was the political, economic, and social domination of Ireland between the 17th century and the...
- The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (German: Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus) is a book written by Max Weber, a...
- White Anglo-Saxon Protestants (WASPs) are a social group of wealthy and well-connected white Americans, of Protestant and predominantly British ancestry...
- Protestantism is the most po****r religion practiced in the United Kingdom with Anglicanism, the Reformed tradition (including Presbyterians), Methodism...
- York. A Protestant, William parti****ted in several wars against the powerful Catholic King of France, Louis XIV, in coalition with Protestant and Catholic...
- Governor of the Church of England. The Episcopal Church describes itself as "Protestant, yet Catholic". The Episcopal Church claims apostolic succession, tracing...
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