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  answer a protestant is a christian who belongs to one of the many branches of christianity that have developed out of the protestant reformation started by martin luther in 1517. Luthers posting of the 95 theses protested against unbiblical teachings and traditions in the roman catholic church, and many europeans joined his protest.

Protestantism is a christian minority on the island of ireland. In the 2011 census of northern ireland, 48 (883,768) described themselves as protestant, which was a decline of approximately 5 from the 2001 census. In the republic, protestantismwas the second largest religious grouping until the 2002 census in which they were exceeded by those who chose no religion.

A member of the parts of the christian church that separated from the roman catholic church.

What is a Protestant? | GotQuestions.org

Noun any western christian who is not an adherent of a catholic, anglican, or eastern church.

A plenty of other movements and thoughts to be distinguished from the widespread transdenominational ones and branches appeared within protestant christianity. Others appeared during the centuries following the reformation and disappeared gradually with the time, such as much of pietism. Some inspired the current transdenominational ones, such as evangelicalism which has its foundation in the christian fundamentalism.

  protestants view the bible as the standard by which all christian behavior must be measured. This belief is commonly referred to as sola scriptura and is one of the five solas (sola is latin for alone) that came out of the protestant reformation as summaries of some of the differences between catholics and protestants.

  protestantism is a personal response to either self, or a specific christian community, with its basic concern for personal salvation through christ according to the scriptures the phrase ecclesia reformata, semper reformanda (the church reformed, always reforming) is an appropriate description of the heartbeat of the protestant faith for a given community (i.).

What is a Protestant? Their Beliefs & Differences from ...

A member of a western christian church whose faith and practice are founded on the principles of the reformation, especially in the acceptance of the bible as the sole source of revelation, in justification by faith alone, and in the universal priesthood of all the believers.

Protestantism, movement that began in northern europe in the early 16th century as a reaction to medieval roman catholic doctrines and practices. Along with roman catholicism and eastern orthodoxy, protestantism became one of three major forces in christianity.