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May 20

Rakow, Poland

1618 – Some 459 Socinians known as the Polish Brethren held a Synod at Rakow, Poland, the largest such gathering of its time. It settled differences on doctrines such as infant baptism, the nature of Christ, and Christ’s relation to God.

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