Mer·​cers·​burg | \ ˈmərsərzˌbərg \

Definition of Mercersburg

: 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

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History and Etymology for Mercersburg

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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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