What Has Infant Baptism Done to Baptism?: An Enquiry at the End of Christendom

What Has Infant Baptism Done to Baptism An Enquiry at the End of Christendom Infant baptism has been the dominant form of baptism in the Christian West for well over a millennium and a half How has this affected the understanding and practice of baptism David Wright conducts a

  • Title: What Has Infant Baptism Done to Baptism?: An Enquiry at the End of Christendom
  • Author: David F. Wright
  • ISBN: 9781842273579
  • Page: 124
  • Format: Paperback
  • Infant baptism has been the dominant form of baptism in the Christian West for well over a millennium and a half How has this affected the understanding and practice of baptism David Wright conducts a searching critique of traditions of earlier centuries down to the present This story is variously surprising, disturbing and sobering, not least against the backcloth of tInfant baptism has been the dominant form of baptism in the Christian West for well over a millennium and a half How has this affected the understanding and practice of baptism David Wright conducts a searching critique of traditions of earlier centuries down to the present This story is variously surprising, disturbing and sobering, not least against the backcloth of the New Testament Today, in the twenty first century, reform promises a fresh consensus on baptism Written for all with a serious interest in baptism, including church leaders, historians, students of liturgy and Christians on both sides of the baptismal divide, this enquiry at the end of Christendom is thought provoking, necessary and historically illuminating.

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