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Origin of Protestant
OTHER WORDS FROM Protestantan·ti-Prot·es·tant, noun, adjectivenon-Prot·es·tant, noun, adjectivepro-Prot·es·tant, adjective, nounun·prot·es·tant, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for Protestant
In some analyses, Catholics have no impact on literacy at all unless they faced direct competition for souls from Protestant missions.Martin Luther Rewired Your Brain - Issue 96: Rewired|Joseph Henrich|February 17, 2021|Nautilus
Twenty percent of South Korea’s 52 million people identify as Protestant and 8 percent as Catholic.
Today, about 40 percent of the country’s 300-member National Assembly are Protestant.
A Protestant minister and a Roman Catholic priest read prayers over the caskets.Fire on the Bay: 115 Years Ago This Month, a Deadly Explosion Rocked a Navy Ship|Randy Dotinga|July 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
By contrast, wealthy New Yorkers from Protestant backgrounds generally escaped the ravages of cholera by fleeing to the country.
There were a few German Americans, a few Jews, and just five white Protestant aldermen.
The Protestant-run Bethany Home was set up in Dublin in 1921 and closed in 1972.Ireland’s ‘Mother and Baby Home’ Horror Goes Beyond Tuam’s Dead Infants|Patsy McGarry|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And mainline Protestant denominations find themselves shrinking.
Mainline Protestant denominations are in marked decline and Evangelical Christianity is in slow retrograde.
I am a white evangelical Protestant, or at least I was until persuaded to leave a couple of years ago.
Hugh Brady, appointed by patent in 1563, was a purely Protestant bishop.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
So, as he tells us, did one more Protestant pass over to the worship of Lucifer.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
Sometimes Mazzini speaks as if he accepted the whole Protestant doctrine of individual judgment, and in a sense he does.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
It was a virtuous deed to slaughter Protestant men and women until they were all exterminated.Is Ulster Right?|Anonymous
But the new Protestant teachers were much more enthusiastic about the Bible.Stories That Words Tell Us|Elizabeth O'Neill
British Dictionary definitions for Protestant
- an adherent of Protestantism
- (as modifier)the Protestant Church
Cultural definitions for Protestant
A Christian belonging to one of the three great divisions of Christianity (the other two are the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church). Protestantism began during the Renaissance as a protest against the established (Roman Catholic) church (see also established church). That protest, led by Martin Luther, was called the Reformation, because it sprang from a desire to reform the church and cleanse it of corruption, such as the selling of indulgences.