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Unformatted text preview: III. 16 th and 17 th Century *Anabaptists; rejected traditional practices such as wearing of wedding rings, taking oaths, and participating in civil government *Led to a clash with both Protestants and Catholics alike *Also endorsed believer baptism; rather than baptizing children, a person couldn't be baptized until they acknowledged Jesus Christ as their savior IV. 20 th Century *Most prominent forms of heresy vs. orthodoxy are seen in the many New Religious Movements (NRMs); some of the biggest of these are mormonism, scientology, and Christian Scientists *Each of these takes a different approach to the theory of Christianity; for example, the mormons believe that in addition to the Bible, the Book of Mormon is also necessary in one's search for salvation...
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- The Bible