Swiss Brethren Founded by Radical Anabaptists

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The first Anabaptist baptismal service takes place in Zurich, Switzerland, when Conrad Grebel baptizes George Blaurock. After this, Blaurock proceeds to baptize several others and they form the group The Swiss Brethern. This is regarded by many as the origin of Anabaptist Christianity.

Re-baptism, or the baptism of an adult who had been baptized as a child, is not a new phenomenon in Christianity. In fact, there were arguments about the appropriateness of re-baptism and validity of infant baptism during through the fourth an fifth centuries.

The Swiss Brethren is founded because some church reformers feel that Ulrich Zwingli isn't moving fast enough with his own reforms.

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