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Historical dictionary of the Baptists

Author: William H Brackney
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009.
Series: Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements, no. 94.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd ed., 400th anniversary commemorative edView all editions and formats
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With 110 million members worldwide, Baptists are surpassed only by Roman Catholic and Orthodox groups as the largest segment of Christians. The term "Baptist" has its origins with the Anabaptists, the denomination historically linked to the English Separatist movement of the 16th century. Although Baptist churches are located throughout the world, the largest group of Baptists lives in the Southern United States,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brackney, William H.
Historical dictionary of the Baptists.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008044067
(OCoLC)237882200
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William H Brackney
ISBN: 9780810862821 0810862824
OCLC Number: 371197290
Description: 1 online resource (xlii, 669 pages).
Contents: Editor's Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Reader's Note; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Bibliography; About the Author.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements, no. 94.
Responsibility: William H. Brackney.
Local System Bib Number:
142462

Abstract:

With 110 million members worldwide, Baptists are surpassed only by Roman Catholic and Orthodox groups as the largest segment of Christians. The term "Baptist" has its origins with the Anabaptists, the denomination historically linked to the English Separatist movement of the 16th century. Although Baptist churches are located throughout the world, the largest group of Baptists lives in the Southern United States, and the Baptist faith has historically exerted a powerful influence in that region of the country. The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Baptists expands upon the fi.
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