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halfway covenant

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a practice among the Congregational churches of New England, between 1657 and 1662, of permitting baptized persons of moral life and orthodox faith to enjoy all the privileges of church membership, save the partaking of the Lord's Supper. They were also allowed to present their children for baptism.

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