Talk:German Baptist

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The article should beging with a definition[edit]

The article should begin with a defintion, saying what the GB *are* -- and not what they *aren't*. All the best, --Jorge Stolfi (talk) 01:56, 3 January 2010 (UTC)

Flawed definition[edit]

The current intro:

The German Baptists have roots in Anabaptist theology and practice, generally speaking.

not likely. A movement never have roots in ideas. It has its root in a foundation performed by a bunch of persons using a certain idea for the foundation. The German Baptists have the root in Radical Pietism and Mennonites, according to Schwarzenau Brethren, making them just about half Anabaptist, because the Radical Pietism prob provided them with a certain culture. So the correct sentence should prob be something like:

The German Baptist movement was founded according to Anabaptist and Radical Pietist thoughts

or some such. Rursus dixit. (mbork3!) 22:02, 8 June 2010 (UTC)

Okay I'm not sure that I understand your objection, but if you want to amend the text, go for it. —Justin (koavf)TCM☯ 04:17, 9 June 2010 (UTC)