I’ve always wondered this, but now that we have a bot for it I notice it even more. What’s interesting is that it’s never those in other denominations that make this mistake, it’s almost always people who actually affiliate in some way with Reform. “My family is very Reformed” or “I went to a Reformed temple growing up”. How do people not know the name of the denomination that they themselves are a part of? This isn’t just on Reddit either. I used to interview applicants for Birthright trips, and I would constantly hear people saying the exact same thing. What’s interesting is that the Reform movement is specifically NOT called Reformed, because the idea is that it is in constant reformation, and it hasn’t stopped. Any insight on to how this is such a widespread thing?
Why do so many say "Reformed" instead of "Reform"?
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