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Glossary of Protestantism

Definitions of terms related to Protestantism.

This glossary of Protestantism provides definitions of terms related to Protestantism, with links to full articles where available.

Baptists
Christian denominational family characterized by rejection of infant baptism.
Evangelicalism
A tradition within Protestant Christianity emphasizing active evangelism, personal conversion and faith experiences, and Scripture as the sole basis for theology and practice.
Lutheranism
One of the largest Protestant Christian denominations, based on the teachings of Martin Luther in the 1500s.
sola fide
(Latin, "faith alone"). Martin Luther's doctrine that faith is all that is necessary for salvation. It remains a core doctrine for many Protestants today.

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Title Glossary of Protestantism
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UpdatedNovember 18, 2016
MLA Citation“Glossary of Protestantism.” ReligionFacts.com. 18 Nov. 2016. Web. Accessed 20 Jan. 2017. <www.religionfacts.com/protestantism/glossary>

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