Broederschap

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Broederschap, a Dutch word which in the 16th-18th centuries meant the meeting of the Broeders (male members of the church), who, usually after the service had finished, were asked to stay in the meetinghouse to decide on special questions as, for example, to choose preachers, elders, and deacons, to pronounce or lift the ban; nowadays this word, an equivalent of the English "brotherhood," is often used to indicate the Mennonite Church in Holland as a whole (Doopsgezinde Broederschap).

See also Brethren, Brotherhood and Bruderschaft.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Broederschap." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 24 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Broederschap&oldid=110583.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1953). Broederschap. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Broederschap&oldid=110583.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 433. All rights reserved.


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