By J. Denny Weaver
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Although the radical movement already had an identity prior to these rebaptisms, and while reform of baptism had not constituted their most central concern, the events of January 21, 1525, have become recognized as the formal beginning of Anabaptism.
Or English and Continental? or perhaps even Catholic and Protestant? In any case the depiction as the third reformation says little about the character of the movement beyond the fact that it belonged to the non-Roman traditions. Similar liabilities come with the term left wing of the Page 20 Reformation. Left wing suggests that the Anabaptists were a part, even if on the left edge, of the larger Reformation. Again, this term seems not to take seriously enough the extent to which Anabaptism dissented from the larger reforming traditions.
It forbade further meetings of the circle of Grebel, Mantz, and Castelberger, and expelled from Zurich the opponents of infant baptism who were not Zurich residents, which included Brötli and Reublin. Apparently having given up on the Zwinglian Reformation, the radicals carried out the first rebaptism of adults as a direct response to the council's ruling on infant baptism. This time, in contrast to the action on tithes and images and even the refusal to baptize infants, it was the radical conventicle in Zurich which took the initiative.
Becoming Anabaptist: the origin and significance of sixteenth-century Anabaptism by J. Denny Weaver