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  • n. Plural form of Baptist.

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Examples

  • Although there are traces of this congregation for several years after that date, it seems to have melted away, or to have been crushed into extinction by the persecution of its members individually; so that the Baptists of whom we hear as existing in London, or dispersed through England, after the opening of the Long Parliament, appear to have been rather of the kind known as _Particular Baptists_, holding a Calvinistic theology, and generated out of the Independent congregations that had been established in London and elsewhere after Helwisse's and on different principles

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  • The fact that a recent Baptist convert doesn’t think much of “communion” is quite predictable given the baptists law eucharistic theology and the infrequency with which it figures in many Baptists congregations.

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  • Southern baptists tend to be white and very conservative, and these are, if I’m not mistaken, both the most pervasive and the most politically influential of the Baptists.

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  • But the couple remain Baptists and worship at Maranatha Baptist Church when they are home in Plains, Ga.

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  • Among those who confuse Christianity with the founding of America, the rise of conservative Baptists is one of the more interesting developments.

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  • We have in the University Quakers from England, hard-shell Baptists from the United States, Methodist, Episcopalians also from the United States, and our own Canadian Methodists, and we are all working together.

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  • The doctrinal basis of the Colored Primitive Baptists is not the Black Rock Address of 1832, still widely accepted by the white Primitive Baptists, but the London

    Religious Bodies: 1906

  • The home mission work of the colored Baptists is carried on chiefly through the Home Mission Board, with headquarters at Little Rock, Ark. This board cooperates with the Southern Baptist Convention; supported 66 missionaries in 1906, and collected $17,628.

    Religious Bodies: 1906

  • Oddly enough, the amount of noise created by the Baptists is about equal to what you’d expect from spring breakers.

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  • And that was the genesis of the Shakers 'Prohibition Ordinance (that's what they called Baptists in St Vincent.

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