Church of the brethren (dunkers)

Also known as Schwarzenau Brethren, German Baptists, and historically, as Taufer, Tunkers, Dompelaars, and Dunkards. The Brethren immerse the kneeling candidate for baptism three times forward in the water; their popular name is derived from the German word tunken which means to dip or immerse. The Brethren movement originated in 1708 at Schwarzenau, Germany, as … Leggi tutto