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Why Do We Baptize Infants

Author : Bryan Chapell
ISBN : 1596380586
Genre : Religion
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"My goal in this little book is pastorally to explain the scriptural foundation for infant baptism. To do this I will first present the biblical support for infant baptism as I have presented it in new members' and church officer training classes over the past twenty-five years. Then I will conclude by offering words of explanation that I have often used as a pastor during the administration of the ordinance. My goals are to help explain why we should baptize the infants of believing parents and also to help pastors better to know how to administer the sacrament in ways that are meaningful and helpful for their churches. Thus, I plan to present this material in terms that are accessible to laypersons and to leave technical discussions to able scholars in other books."--Publisher's website

Did The Early Church Baptize Infants

Author : Kurt Aland
ISBN : 9781592445417
Genre : Religion
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Though Joachim Jeremias' 'Infant Baptism in the First Four Centuries' was originally published in 1938, an English translation did not appear until 1960 (based on the revised German edition of 1958). In 1961, Kurt Aland published his response to Jeremias' assertions. This English translation of 'Die Sauglingstaufe im Neuen Testament und in der alten Kirche' originally appeared in 1963. In this point by point refutation of Jeremias' main contentions, Aland insists that there is no direct evidence of infant baptism prior to the third century.

Infant Baptism And The Covenant Of Grace

Author : Paul King Jewett
ISBN : 0802817130
Genre : Religion
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Infant Baptism Scriptural And Reasonable

Author : Samuel Miller
ISBN : UIUC:30112062674384
Genre : Baptism
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Infant Baptism And Infant Salvation In The Calvinistic System

Author : Charles Porterfield Krauth
Genre : Baptism
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It Takes A Church To Baptize

Author : Scot McKnight
ISBN : 9781493414635
Genre : Religion
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The issue of baptism has troubled Protestants for centuries. Should infants be baptized before their faith is conscious, or does God command the baptism of babies whose parents have been baptized? Popular New Testament scholar Scot McKnight makes a biblical case for infant baptism, exploring its history, meaning, and practice and showing that infant baptism is the most historic Christian way of forming children into the faith. He explains that the church's practice of infant baptism developed straight from the Bible and argues that it must begin with the family and then extend to the church. Baptism is not just an individual profession of faith: it takes a family and a church community to nurture a child into faith over time. McKnight explains infant baptism for readers coming from a tradition that baptizes adults only, and he counters criticisms that fail to consider the role of families in the formation of faith. The book includes a foreword by Todd Hunter and an afterword by Gerald McDermott.

The History Of Infant Baptism

Author : William Wall
ISBN : UCAL:$B195779
Genre : Infant baptism
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The Origins Of Infant Baptism

Author : Joachim Jeremias
ISBN : 9781592445400
Genre : Religion
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In the early 1960's, two prominent New Testament scholars went head to head over the issue of infant baptism. Here is Jeremias' response to Kurt Aland's 'Did the Early Church Baptize Infants?', which had been a refutation of Jeremias' earlier work, 'Infant Baptism in the First Four Centuries'. I would have preferred to meet [Aland's] attack by silence. I hate controversy and unfortunately Aland, by the tone of his argument, did not make the decision to reply to him an easy one. But the subject obliges me to express my opinion. from the Preface

Infant Baptism

Author : John P. Sartelle
ISBN : 087552429X
Genre : Religion
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The Evils Of Infant Baptism

Author : Robert Boyte Crawford Howell
ISBN : PRNC:32101066133503
Genre : Infant baptism
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