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Dunker Beginnings in North Carolina in the Eighteenth Century


Abstract:
This essay looks at the beginnings of the Dunkers, also known as the Church of the Brethren or the German Baptist Brethren, the religious group whose vernacular name comes from their practice of baptizing by immersion. Information on their European roots as well as their arrival in North America, establishment in North Carolina, and their beliefs, practices, and characteristics are included.
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