Origin of Baptist
Examples from the Web for baptist
Scott, who died Sunday at 49, could go from evoking a Baptist preacher to quoting Public Enemy.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott|Stereo Williams|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This was the young, telegenic, and popular Robby Gallaty of Brainerd Baptist (mega-)Church in Tennessee.The Hateful Pastor All Too Happy to Be Left Behind When It Comes to Gays|Jay Michaelson|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, for the Baptist Convention, this was a matter of theology, not rationality.Southern Baptist Convention: Trans People Don’t Exist|Jay Michaelson|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She spends a lot of time at her Baptist church—Wednesday night Bible study and Sunday services.
As for Deborah, there was certainly a puritanical strain in society, but she was a Baptist.The Cross-Dressing Revolutionary: Alex Myers’ New Novel|Eric Herschthal|February 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
God had placed him there, like another John the Baptist, to announce penance to the world.The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6|E. Rameur
The special circumstances attending the birth and naming of the Baptist probably supplied the chief factor in its triumph.The Romance of Names|Ernest Weekley
The Baptist is twisting round, to display the foreshortening which Pordenone particularly affects.The Venetian School of Painting|Evelyn March Phillipps
Two days before the feast of St. John the Baptist, the two made a special tour through the parish for certain recruits.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
A young man, who had never paid his bill, put her into two-inch ribbon from the Baptist preacher's shop.The Maid of Sker|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
British Dictionary definitions for baptist
Word Origin and History for baptist
c.1200, "one who baptizes;" see baptize + -ist. As "member of a Protestant sect that believes in adult baptism by immersion" (with capital B-), attested from 1654; their opponents called them anabaptists.