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With a hundred and ten million contributors around the globe, Baptists are passed merely by means of Roman Catholic and Orthodox teams because the biggest phase of Christians. The time period 'Baptist' has its origins with the Anabaptists, the denomination traditionally associated with the English Separatist stream of the sixteenth century. even if Baptist church buildings can be found in the course of the global, the biggest staff of Baptists lives within the Southern usa, and the Baptist religion has traditionally exerted a robust effect in that quarter of the rustic. The A to Z of the Baptists relates the heritage of the Baptist Church via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and enormous quantities of cross-referenced dictionary entries on vital occasions, doctrines, and the church founders, leaders, and different widespread figures who've made outstanding contributions. This quantity commemorates the four-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Baptist stream in 1609.

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