The doctrine associated with Anabaptists
- a Protestant movement within the 16th century that thought inside primacy associated with the Bible, baptised only believers, perhaps not babies, and thought in full separation of chapel and condition
- The doctrine associated with Anabaptists.
1640s (as a Christian doctrine, with capital A-, from 1570s), from Medieval Latin anabaptismus, from Late Greek anabaptismos, from ana- "up (in position or time), back, anew" (see ana-) + baptismos "baptism" (see baptism).
(letter.) The doctrine of this Anabaptists.
But Anabaptism was not to remain an abiding force on the continent; and though colonies of its exiles settled in England, they did not produce the Congregationalism which sprang up there under Elizabeth.