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Presbyterian in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPresbyterianPres‧by‧te‧ri‧an /ˌprezbəˈtɪəriən◂ $ -ˈtɪr-/ noun [countable]  RRCa member of a Protestant church, which is one of the largest churches in the US, and is the national church of ScotlandPresbyterian adjectivePresbyterianism noun [uncountable]
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PresbyterianIn theology, Free Presbyterians are Calvinists.Most of his friends and close supporters were Free Presbyterians.It was this which incensed Presbyterians and led to complaints about him in the Westminster Assembly.Then some Presbyterians arrived; they left behind some sermons by Whitefield.And the Presbyterians are quite impossible.The Presbyterians were spiritual heirs of John Calvin.Though Presbyterians tutored him, he chose the Episcopal way and in 1762 went to London for ordination.