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2. , p. 173. 3. ) Advocates of Reform, Vol. XIV, The Library of Christian Classics. : Westminster Press, 1953, p. 26. 4. Quoted in Elgin S. Moyer, Great Leaders of the Christian Church. : Moody Press, 1951, p. 296. 5. Quoted in Harry E. Fosdick, Great Voices of the Reformation. : Modern Library, 1952, p. 41. 6. Jarold Knox Zeman, The Anabaptists and the Czech Brethren in Moravia 15261628. : Mouton, 1969. 7. Calvin Augustine Pater, Karlstadt as the Father of the Baptist Movements. : University of Toronto Press, 1984.
Increasingly, becoming a Christian came to be the acceptable thing to do. Constantine This trend toward the total acceptance of Christians into society received dramatic reinforcement when Constantine became emperor of Rome early in the fourth century. Christians were now the royal favorites while non-Christians were soon persecuted. Sunday was decreed a public day of rest and worship, combining a pagan celebration with the Christian desire to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus as Christ and to distinguish themselves from the Sabbath-keeping Jews.
The history of the Christian church begins with Christ, not in the sixteenth century! Endnotes 1. Quoted in Leonard Verduin, The Reformers and Their Stepchildren. : Eerdmans, 1964, p. 143, note 1. 2. , p. 173. 3. ) Advocates of Reform, Vol. XIV, The Library of Christian Classics. : Westminster Press, 1953, p. 26. 4. Quoted in Elgin S. Moyer, Great Leaders of the Christian Church. : Moody Press, 1951, p. 296. 5. Quoted in Harry E. Fosdick, Great Voices of the Reformation. : Modern Library, 1952, p.
An Introduction to Mennonite History: A Popular History of the Anabaptists and the Mennonites by Cornelius J. Dyck