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Christian denomination named after Menno Simons and espousing Anabaptist theology

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Where do Old Order Mennonites find Biblical support for organizing themselves into denominations?

I have a lot of respect for many Mennonite groups' strict adherence to many parts of the New Testament. What passages do Old Order Mennonite groups point to as authority for organizing themselves into ...
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Baptized in a Mennonite church? [closed]

I grew up around the Amish, and Mennonite communities. However, my family was half Protestant half, well.. Not religious. I am a 21 year old dairy farmer, and not baptized. It was always left open to ...
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Is there any reference regarding the use of these extra-biblical sources in Mennonite congregations?

Background A few years ago, a concern was raised by a member of a local Mennonite congregation about the use of citations from the Shepherd of Hermas. At the time, the concern was alleviated when it ...
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What is the difference between the Amish and Mennonites?

I've heard of different groups, typically technology-rejecting ones, being referred to as "Amish" or "Mennonite". Is there a difference between those two terms? What do these groups believe?
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What is the baptism requirement for becoming a Mennonite?

Historically, Mennonites and other Anabaptists practiced adult re-baptism when a Catholic or Lutheran converted. This got them in a lot of hot water at the time. As a long-time member of a General ...
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