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  1. Protestants

    a name given to the adherents of Luther, who, at the second Diet of Spires in 1529, protested against the revocation of certain privileges granted at the first Diet in 1526.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Protestants

    Those who, with the Lutherans of Germany, protested against the decree of the Emperor Charles V. This decree was ostensibly to invoke the aid of the German princes against the Turks, but really to restore peace and order after the disturbances caused by Martin Luther’s opposition to the Church of Rome. From this protest the Reformers received the name of “Protestants.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Protestants in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Protestants in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Protestants in a Sentence

  1. Jimmy Carter:

    But still, there is a very great reluctance among some Protestants, like Southern Baptists, among others, (to) treat women equally in the eyes of God, and that sends a signal that it is OK to discriminate against girls and women.

  2. Randy Barnett:

    The Blaine Amendments were a series of amendments that were enacted in the 19th century as anti-Catholic measures, the Protestants controlled the public schools, and they didn't like the idea of the Catholics setting up their own school system, so they came up with these amendments which prohibited the expenditures of any government money on religious institutions.

  3. William McCrea:

    Whether they were intended as a joke or not, the comments are a slur on those who would be known as ‘orange’ i.e. Protestants, when Northern Ireland is making such an effort to make St. Patrick’s Day an inclusive celebration, Joe Biden’s comments were disgraceful and careless.

  4. Dave Barry:

    Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing.

  5. Quentin Crisp:

    When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe

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