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A Historical and Theological Look at the Doctrine of Christian Baptism

by Randolph A. Miller

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Published by Writers Club Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL7549880M
ISBN 100595215319
ISBN 109780595215317

This book is a call to rediscover the richness of the Reformed faith and provides a fresh and enlightening look at four crucial biblical concerns: Conversion, The Covenant, The Church, The Christian Life. pp. $ Baptism in Scripture and History. DOC Rowland S. Ward. Thomas F. Fotheringham, "The Doctrine of Baptism in Holy Scripture and the Westminster Standards," The Princeton Theological Review (): pdf: R.H. Fuller, "Baptism and Confirmation," Theology 49 (). A. Gilmore, ed. Christian Baptism, A Fresh Attempt to Understand the Rite in Terms of Scripture, History and Theology. London.

This book surveys the history of Christian doctrine from approximately A.D. to It generally follows chronological order and identifies the most significant events in church history, but the emphasis is on tracing doctrinal developments. To further this purpose, it dis-cusses some events thematically rather than in strict chronological File Size: 1MB. Most historical theology texts follow Christian beliefs chronologically, discussing notable doctrinal developments for all areas of theology according to their historical appearance. And while this may be good history, it can make for confusing theology, with the classic theological loci scattered throughout various time periods, movements, and.

  Most historical theology texts follow Christian beliefs chronologically, discussing notable doctrinal developments for all areas of theology according to their historical appearance. And while this may be good history, it can make for confusing theology, with the classic theological loci scattered throughout various time periods, movements, and /5(). Connecting modern readers with a rich theological heritage, the Founders Press Theology Collection examines Southern Baptist history, message, and mission. Collecting theological studies and histories, these works from Founders Press promote historic Baptist principles using the theological framework of the first recognized confession of faith produced by the Southern Baptists, The Abstract of.


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A Historical and Theological Look at the Doctrine of Christian Baptism by Randolph A. Miller Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Historical and Theological Look at the Doctrine of Christian Baptism () by Randolph A. Miller Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any : This book looks at all sides of the issue from the Jewish and early Christian culture and practices and the practice of various methods of water baptism as well as baptism of the spirit.

The book shows that the word baptize denotes washing or dipping with a religious context /5(12). He is the author of Historical Theology: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine; Sojourners and Strangers: The Doctrine of the Church; and Roman Catholic Theology and Practice: An Evangelical by: 4.

This is a great book. It covers the history of baptism (Mikveh) in Judaism and traces the practice through the ministry of both John the Baptist and Jesus. I basically agree on the two part nature of water baptism.

It is a symbol of spiritual cleansing and visible initiation into Kingdom of God/5(11). Baptism in the Early Church covers the antecedents to Christian baptism and traces the history of Christian doctrine and practice from the New Testament through the writings of the church fathers of the fourth and fifth centuries.

The book deals primarily with the literary sources, though it also gives attention to depictions of baptism (primarily of Jesus) in various art forms and to the surviving Reviews: This book is, in my opinion, as excellent an introduction to mainstream Christian theology as you will find.

Unlike a book on the history of the church, this book focuses on the unfolding of theological thinking over the course of Christian history. For this reason it can be a useful commentary for studying the unfoldment of church history as by: A scholar of Christian liturgy, doctrine, and art, Jensen presents the history of early Christian initiation the way it was experienced--as a unified whole.

Integrating image with practice and interpretation, Jensen offers a deep and insightful look into early Christian : Historical Theology is a superb resource for those familiar with Wayne Grudem's Systematic Theology or interested in understanding the development of Christian theology.

Historical Theology: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine () by Gregg R. Allison5/5(7). He and his students began to study the baptism of the Holy Ghost in the New Testament.

To understand their motivation, we must first understand the Holiness move-ment. Chapter 13 of A History of Christian Doctrine, Volume 2 discusses the Holiness people and how they set the stage for the Pentecostals; we briefly summarize this information below.

Baptism Theology- Churches of Christ/Christian Church The Churches of Christ (COC) and the Christian Church (CC) have been among the most adamant in holding that baptism is necessary for the forgiveness of sins. 37 These two groups are composed of individual congregations that may vary on a number of issues but have historically tended to join.

Some churches teach baptism is a sacrament, some that it is necessary for salvation. Some teach infants are to be baptized while others limit baptism to adults.

Some teach immersion, some pouring, some sprinkling. Apart from baptism, some churches do not consider you a Christian and some will not let you join the church or teach in the church. Baptism in the Early Church covers the antecedents to Christian baptism and traces the history of Christian doctrine and practice from the New Testament through the writings of the church fathers of the fourth and fifth : Wm.

Eerdmans Publishing Co. Baptists both practice immersion, but their doctrine of baptism is widely different from ours. Authority, subject, and design all enter as much into the validity of this ordinance as the act itself.

More than mere immersion is necessary to constitute New Testament baptism. Again, the Congregationalists agree with Baptists in the form of church.

Born inW. Griffith Thomas died on June 2, His greatest and most sophisticated work is his book The Principles of Theology, a commentary on the Thirty-Nine Articles of the Anglican Church. But one short and reader-friendly book that should interest students of Christian apologetics is.

General Theology, Historical Theology, Pre-Reformation The study of doctrinal truth, apart from its historical background, leads to a truncated theology.

There has been too much of this in the past, and there is a great deal of it even in the present : Louis Berkhof. Believer’s Baptism, edited by Schreiner and Wright, covers a multitude of theological and historical aspects all centered on the rite of Christian baptism.

The goal of their presentation is to show that baptism is only for those who have professed faith in Christ and that the practice of infant- or paedo- baptism compromises the gospel itself. Presbyterianism is one of the earliest religions to come from the Reformation, and it has long prided itself on tradition and deep faith.

The church’s unique hierarchy helped America in its early development as a democracy, and its belief in voting and elections are a hallmark of the church. Here are 10 things to know about the Presbyterian church. History, Theology & Practice of Christian Baptism Elizabeth Conkle.

Doctrine of the Church Part 1: Baptism - Duration: The Legends of History Recommended for you. Theology & Doctrine Doctrine, comes from the Latin word "doctrinal," meaning "teaching" or "instruction." This "teaching" or "instruction" can apply to a number of things, but again, we will look at it from a Christian viewpoint.

Theology comes from two Greek words "theos" meaning "God," and "logos" meaning "word." Therefore, it essentially. This book looks at all sides of the issue from the Jewish and early Christian culture and practices and the practice of various methods of water baptism as well as baptism of the spirit.

The book shows that the word baptize denotes washing or dipping with a religious context /5. The Patristic period is filled with theological importance on the development of Christian doctrine. Many of the debates of this time are housed in both theological and philosophical issues.

Without a helpful understanding of both of these disciplines, the student of historical theology will find the patristic period difficult to comprehend.John the Baptist, who is considered a forerunner to Christianity, used baptism as the central sacrament of his messianic ians consider Jesus to have instituted the sacrament of baptism.

The earliest Christian baptisms were probably normally by immersion, though other modes may have also been the third and fourth centuries, baptism involved catechetical instruction as.Baptism is one of the most important steps we take as Christians.

In the Scriptures, baptism is first introduced in Matthew 3. Baptism is a symbolic outward demonstration believers take to show others they are born again and believe in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.

With that said, Baptism is much more than a sign.