The Revenge Factor

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Some followers of Zwingli believed that the Reformation was too conservative, and moved independently toward more radical positions, some of which survive among modern day Anabaptists. by Russ Rankin on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 02:00 PM NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nearly equal numbers of pastors in the Southern Baptist Convention consider their churches as Calvinist/Reformed as do Arminian/Wesleyan, although more than 60 percent are concerned about the effect of Calvinism on the denomination, according to a new survey from LifeWay Research.

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Publisher: PublishAmerica (November 14, 2005)

ISBN: 1413777244

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