Definition of General Baptist in English:

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General Baptist

Entry from US English dictionary


A member of an Arminian Baptist congregation who rejects the Calvinist doctrine of predestination. Compare with Particular Baptist.
Example sentences
  • The Galilee Association of General Baptists was organized in 1916 by dividing the Liberty Association.
  • Richer, established religious groups ridiculed General Baptists for giving women positions of authority.
  • Please note that my interest in General Baptists is purely historical - engendered by my family research.
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