Nonconformists

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Nonconformists, a term originally meaning those Christians who did not conform to the Act of Uniformity in England issued by Queen Elizabeth in requiring all to conform to the form of worship of the Church of England. It has come to refer to all Protestant bodies in England except the Church of England, not only the Congregationalists and Baptists, who were the first nonconformists.


Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1959


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Bender, Harold S. "Nonconformists." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 17 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Nonconformists&oldid=83680.

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Bender, Harold S. (1959). Nonconformists. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Nonconformists&oldid=83680.




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