They attempted to create a movie that would please everybody, from Catholics to baptists, from Pentecostals to Presbyterians.
There were no nightclubs, thanks to the baptists, and there was scant affluence to create boating and nights at fancy restaurants.
And the baptists then were not like the ones now: They were radicals, they were egalitarians; they were edgy.
But as you write in the novel, baptists excommunicated Deborah for dressing as a man.
After all, baptists believe in “soul liberty”: ultimately, your beliefs are between you and God.
The Disciples are just as evidently an offshoot from the baptists, as children are an offshoot from the parental stock.
The Catholics, baptists, and Quakers treated them kindly and justly.
We shall be in the Brahmin caste of the hell of the baptists.
But the active labor in this cause was mainly done by the baptists.
Of religious sects, the most active were the Friends, the baptists, and the Independents.
A group of Christian communities marked chiefly by insistence on adult baptism by immersion. Baptists regard baptism as a ceremony that accompanies and seals a conscious profession of faith in Jesus; for this reason, they do not baptize infants but wait until candidates have reached their teen or adult years. The Baptists are the largest Protestant denomination in the United States and are particularly insistent on the separation of church and state.