The Works of

Rev. Prof. Dr. F.N. Lee

The Repudiation of Anabaptism by the Dutch Ex-Anabaptist Leader Obbe Philips

The famous Dutch Anabaptist Obbe Philips was [re-]baptized in 1533 — and himself [re-]baptized and ordained the famous David Joris in 1534 and Menno Simons around 1536. So renowned did Obbe become, that the Dutch Anabaptists were often called Obbenites.

After Obbe later withdrew from his own Obbenites, Menno Simons took over the leadership of that group — which thereafter became known as the Mennonites, to this very day. Thus the noted Scottish Baptist Rev. J.G.G. Norman, in his article on Obbe Philips in The New International Dictionary of the Christian Church (Zondervan, Grand Rapids, 1974).

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