Swiss Brethren

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Hans Reist
1670–1704) was an elder of the Swiss Brethren, an Anabaptist group ... In July or August 1693, a meeting of all Swiss Brethren elders was called to explain their differing beliefs ... No resolution to the differences was found, and the Swiss Brethren separated into the Amish (who used hook-and-eye fasteners) and the followers of Reist (who used buttons) ...
Jakob Ammann - Schism - Background
... In the mid 1600s, a fresh influx of converts came into Swiss Anabaptism ... in fact a sort of new movement within Swiss Anabaptism ... Due to persecution, many Swiss Brethren families had emigrated or been evicted from Swiss territory into the Alsace and Palatinate before the division ...
Anabaptists - Origins - Views On Origins - Polygenesis
... On this date the Swiss Brethren wrote a declaration of belief called the Schleitheim Confession ... collapsed into three originating "points of departure" "South German Anabaptism, the Swiss Brethren, and the Melchiorites." According to their polygenesis theory, South German–Austrian Anabaptism "was a ... Anabaptist movement was influenced from sources other than the Swiss Brethren movement, mention has been made of how Pilgram Marpeck's Vermanung of 1542 was deeply influenced by the Bekenntnisse of 1533 by Münst ...
Amish People - History
... from the 16th century fellowship known as the Swiss Brethren ... The Swiss Brethren were Anabaptists, and are often viewed as having been a part of the Radical Reformation ... These Swiss Brethren trace their origins to Felix Manz (ca ...

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