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John Smyth

How did the Baptist movement begin?

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John Smyth

How did the Baptist movement begin?

  • People
  • Text

The earliest Baptist Church is thought to have been founded in Holland around 1608 or 1609. Its chief founder was John Smyth, an ordained Anglican priest. Soon after his ordination, his zeal landed him in prison for refusal to conform to the teachings and practices […]

John Smyth and the Baptist Church

How did the Baptist Church begin?

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John Smyth and the Baptist Church

How did the Baptist Church begin?

  • People
  • Text

For many years after Henry VIII’s reformation of the Church of England, the people with political power had strong control over religious worship. There were people, however, who wanted to do what they believed God was telling them in the Bible, rather than what the […]

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