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From: "Ronald J. Gordon" <>
Subject: Re: [BRE] Dunkards
Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2007 12:09:07 -0600 (CST)
References: <c3e.ed76e3f.32f76de3@aol.com>
In-Reply-To: <c3e.ed76e3f.32f76de3@aol.com>


There was also a group that broke off from the Church of the Brethren in
1926 and called themselves the Dunkard Brethren Church. You can find more
information at http://www.dunkardbrethrenchurch.com/

Ron Gordon

On Sun, February 4, 2007 11:12 am, wrote:
> Jim,
> Yes "Dunkards" are alive and well The group is known as Old German
> Baptist and consist of about 6000 members in the US.
>
>
> Prior to 1881 this group and the Church of the Brethren were one and got
> the nickname "Dunkard" from the method of baptism
>
> You can google this for more information
>
>
> Jim Denlinger
>
>
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