Definition of Southern Baptist in English:

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Southern Baptist

noun

A member of a large convention of Baptist churches established in the US in 1845, typically having a fundamentalist and evangelistic approach to Christianity.
Example sentences
  • His definitional distinctions on such matters as why the Southern Baptist conservatives are not fundamentalists and why Southern Baptists are not evangelicals will give some readers difficulty.
  • As it happens, I am a Southern Baptist, and we Baptists can extol the Scriptures with the best of them.
  • Whereas there are many depictions of Southern Baptists or gospel-singing evangelicals, it is less common to learn on television of deeply held beliefs by African Americans of other faiths.

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Syllabification: South·ern Bap·tist

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