Mercersburg

adjective

Mer·​cers·​burg
ˈmərsərzˌbərg
: of or relating to a system of American theology developed in the German Reformed Church in the middle and late 19th century and marked by Christocentrism, a Calvinist view of the Lord's Supper, and emphasis on the liturgical element in worship

Word History

Etymology

from Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, the former site of the Theological Seminary of the German Reformed Church, where the doctrine was in part formulated

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“Mercersburg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mercersburg. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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