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Smit Sibrant, of whom there is little information, was in the last decades of the 16th century an elder of the Flemish Mennonites together with Hans de Wever (Hans Busschaert), Jacob Pieters van der Meulen, Pieter van Coelen, and others. It is said that Smit took a less strict and more tolerant attitude as to the practice of banning, and was therefore banned by the other Flemish elders. He is also said to have founded a special branch of Mennonites, of which however nothing further is known. Nor is it known where he served. This information is found in V.P., Successio Anabaptistica, printed in 1603 at Cologne, Germany, and reprinted in Bibliotheca Reformatoria Neerlandica VII. (BRN VII, 69.)


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Sibrant Smit (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 17 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sibrant_Smit_(16th_century)&oldid=84945.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Sibrant Smit (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sibrant_Smit_(16th_century)&oldid=84945.




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