John Smyth 1570-1612) an early Baptist minister of England a founder of the Baptist denomination.
Society of Friends (Quakers) Given land in New World by Charles II. This became his "holy experiment – Pennsylvania (1682). George Fox (1624-1691) William Penn (1644-1718) All are equal under God Equality of women Abolition of slavery Peace making Witness of the 'inner light' (or light of Christ) Specific emphases
Mennonite Migration 1768 - invited by Catherine the Great of Russia to settle in the present-day Ukraine) 1683 – began to settle in Germantown in Penn's Colony
Amish Jacob Amman (1693) Mennonite reform movement in Switzerland & south Germany
Pietism Pia Desideria (Pious Desires) 1675 – Philip Jacob Spener
Neutäufer Schwarzenau New Baptists Alexander Mack and seven followers baptism in the Eder River (1708) 1719-1740 - US migration December 25, 1723 Baptisms in the Wissahickon Creek Germantown Congregation formed Love Feast observed November 1724 Coventry congregation organized Conestoga congregation organized
Moravians Followers of Jan Hus (1369-1415) Also called Bohemian Brethren 1722 - Established village of Herrnhut on the estate of Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf 1727 – Major revival. Brotherly Agreement 1741 – Founded Bethlehem PA Forerunners of modern Protestant missionary movement
Methodists John Wesley (1703-1791) George Whitefield a Church of England cleric and Christian theologian. founder the Methodist movement (along with brother Charles) Methodism was a highly successful evangelical movement in the United Kingdom (it encouraged people to experience Jesus Christ personally.) (numerous groups look to John Wesley as their spiritual father (i.e. Methodists, Wesleyans, the Holiness movement, Pentecostalism, the Charismatic Movement, and Neo-charismatic churches)
Deism God the watchmaker God the First Principle Free Masons Universalism
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