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Infant Baptism in Historical Perspective (Studies In Christian History And Thought Series)

David F Wright

Paperback 2007-02-01

Publisher Description

These important and incisive essays, spanning more than two decades of research and engagement, probe facets and episodes of infant baptisms fortunes over twenty centuries. The story of paedo baptism is traced from its shadowy beginnings as a variant of faithbaptism, through inflated Reformation defenses as it monopolized baptismal thought and practice, to biblical and ecumenical reevaluations and hopeful contemporary rapprochements across divisive waters.

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Publisher Description

These important and incisive essays, spanning more than two decades of research and engagement, probe facets and episodes of infant baptisms fortunes over twenty centuries. The story of paedo baptism is traced from its shadowy beginnings as a variant of faithbaptism, through inflated Reformation defenses as it monopolized baptismal thought and practice, to biblical and ecumenical reevaluations and hopeful contemporary rapprochements across divisive waters.

Koorong Code262598
ISBN1842274643
EAN9781842274644
Pages300
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryTheology
PublisherPaternoster Press
Publication DateFeb 2007
Dimensions24 x 152 x 231mm
Weight0.681kg