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Dimensions of Baptism
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Stanley E. Porter, Anthony R. Cross
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12-01 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book brings together work by J. Ramsey Michaels, Joel Green, Howard Marshall, Bruce Chilton, Craig Evans and the editors, as well as several others. The first section covers baptism in the New Testament, including the meaning of the word "baptize," the baptism of John, Paul's own baptism and his
Ablution, Initiation, and Baptism
Language: en
Pages: 2120
Authors: David Hellholm, Tor Vegge, √ėyvind Norderval, Christer Hellholm
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-27 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

The present volume is the result of an international collaboration of researchers who are excellent within their respective fields: interpretation of texts, studies of rites, archaeology, architecture, history of art, and cultural anthropology. They met for two conferences to discuss the significance of rites of ablution, initiation, and baptism and
New SCM Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship
Language: en
Pages: 508
Authors: Paul F. Bradshaw
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-30 - Publisher: Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd

This reference work incorporates the insights and expertise of leading liturgists and scholars of liturgy at work today, comprising 200 entries on important topics in the field, from vestments and offertories to ordination and divine unction. It is systematically organized and alphabetically arranged for ease of use. It also includes
Baptism Today
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Thomas F. Best
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Liturgical Press

Our common belonging to Christ through baptism creates a bond that transcends the historic and theological differences among the churches; and the mutual recognition of baptism has emerged as a cornerstone of the modern ecumenical movement. Yet significant differences--some threatening the search for the unity of the Church--remain. This book
Baptism and the Baptists
Language: en
Pages: 550
Authors: Anthony R. Cross
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-20 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Since its first publication in 2000, Baptism and the Baptists has become the definitive work on the subject. It examines the theology and practice of believers' baptism among twentieth-century Baptists associated with the Baptist Union of Great Britain, and identifies the major influences which have led to its development. In