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Protestant Prot"es*tant, a. [Cf. F. protestant.] 1. Making a protest; protesting. 2. Of or pertaining to the faith and practice of those Christians who reject the authority of the Roman Catholic Church; as, Protestant writers., Protestant Prot"es*tant, n. [F. protestant, fr. L. protestans, -antis, p. pr. of protestare. See Protest, v.] One who protests; -- originally applied to those who adhered to Luther, and protested against, or made a solemn declaration of dissent from, a decree of the Emperor Charles V. and the Diet of Spires, in 1529, against the Reformers, and appealed to a general council; -- now used in a popular sense to designate any Christian who does not belong to the Roman Catholic or the Greek Church.

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- christian faith and practice that originated with doctrines and religious, political, and ecclesiological impulses of the protestant reformation .
- the protestant reformation was the schism within western christianity initiated by martin luther , john calvin , and other early
- since 1920, the swiss reformed churches have been organized in 26 member churches of the federation of swiss protestant churches .
- evangelicalism is a world-wide protestant christian religious movement that began in the 1730s with the emergence of the methodists in
- were members of the protestant reformed church of france during the 16th and 17th centuries. french protestants were inspired by the
- the mainline protestant churches (also called mainstream american protestant and 'oldline protestant) are a group of protestant churches
- protestant interpretation: file:martin luther by cranach-restoration. tif , protestants believe martin luther 's basic beliefs against the
- abbreviated ekd) is a federation of 22 lutheran , united protestant (prussian union ) and reformed (calvinist ) protestant regional
- luther's efforts to reform the theology and practice of the roman catholic church launched the protestant reformation in the mid 16th
- as navigating a middle way between two of the emerging protestant traditions, namely lutheranism and calvinism by the end of the century,

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