Definition of Mennonitism

1. Noun. System of beliefs and practices including belief in scriptural authority; plain dress; adult baptism; foot washing; restriction of marriage to members of the group.

Generic synonyms: Protestantism



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mennonitism

Menippe
Menippe mercenaria
Meniscium
Menkalinan
Menkar
Menninger
Menno
Mennonite
Mennonite Church
Mennonite Low German
Mennonites
Mennonitism
Mennos
Menoetius
Menologia
Menologium
Menominee
Menominee whitefish
Menomini
Menopon
Menopon gallinae
Menopon palladum
Menotti
Menotyphla
Mensa
Mensan

Literary usage of Mennonitism

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1. Historic Background and Annals of the Swiss and German Pioneer Settlers of by Henry Frank Eshleman (1917)
"growth of this vigorous mennonitism be considered as growing from any particular ... mennonitism ..."

2. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1877)
"First, a general historical analysis is presented in which the author points out that mennonitism was synonymous with Anabaptism at one time. ..."

3. A Text Book of the History of Doctrines by Karl Rudolf Hagenbach (1867)
"The fundamental principles of mennonitism are : The rejection of infant baptism, the refusal to take oaths, and to serve in the army, and lastly, ..."

4. A Text-book of the History of Doctrines by Karl Rudolf Hagenbach (1862)
"The fundamental principles of mennonitism are : The rejection of infant baptism, the refusal to take oaths, and to serve in the army, and lastly, ..."

5. A History of Modern Liberty by James G. Mackinnon (1906)
"By such ferocious methods the Anabaptist contagion was finally stamped out, and the movement only continued in the purer form of mennonitism whose votaries ..."

6. Compendium of the History of Doctrines by Karl Rudolf Hagenbach (1852)
"The fundamental principles of mennonitism are: The rejection of infant-baptism, the refusal to take oaths, and to serve in the army, and lastly, ..."

7. Liberal Religious Thought at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century by William Copeland Bowie (1901)
"mennonitism claims the same glory as Unitarianism,— to be based not upon a dogmatic creed, but upon the principle of religious freedom and the open trust. ..."

8. Mennonites of America by C. Henry Smith (1909)
"... and thence to Conestoga, Oley, Great Swamp, and to many other of the early- centers on mennonitism. This was due, no doubt, to several reasons. ..."

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