Are members of a Contrary to popular belief, the term does not refer to protest against the Roman Catholic Church. The term original refers to a formal protest lodged ... more group who fled persecution in the 1720s and settled in an area in modern-day Czech Republic known at that time as Moravia. Their theology focuses on the incarnation of Derived from a Greek term meaning anointed and is equivalent to the word “messiah” from Hebrew roots. The anointing references the act of installi... more and his suffering. They engage in extensive missionary work and influenced the Methodist and revivalist movements.