Anabaptists -- pursuing historic Christian faith and practice
- Reformation-era Christians who rejected infant baptism.
- Enemies called them anabaptists -- "re-baptizers."
- Zealous to restore the true church on an Apostolic model.
- Radical Reformers who considered all state churches beyond reformation.
- Include Amish, Beachy, Hutterites, and Mennonites.
Some distinctive beliefs
- Adult believer's baptism
- Church discipline
- Separation from the world
- Non-resistance, non-violence
- No oath-taking
- The priesthood of the believer
- The brotherhood and community of the church
- The Bible as final authority for faith and practice
Who are the Mennonites?
- Originally so called because of one of their early leaders, Menno Simons
- One of the main groups of Anabaptists
- Not a single, monolithic group in doctrine and life
- As diverse as most Protestant groups
- The Amish a break-away group
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