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Baptism in the early church : history, theology, and liturgy in the first five centuries

Author: Everett Ferguson
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This magisterial volume is a comprehensive survey of the doctrine and practice of baptism in the first five centuries of Christian history, arranged geographically within chronological periods"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Everett Ferguson
ISBN: 9780802827487 0802827489 9780802871084 0802871089
OCLC Number: 318066449
Description: xxii, 953 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Survey of literature --
Pt. 1: Antecedents to Christian baptism --
Washings for purification in Greco-Roman paganism --
Words from the bapt- root in classical and Hellenistic Greek --
Jewish washings, baptismal movements, and proselyte baptism --
John the Baptizer --
Pt. 2: Baptism in the New Testament --
Baptism of Jesus, I --
Baptism of Jesus, II --
Other references to baptism in the Gospels --
Baptism in the Pauline Epistles --
The Acts of the Apostles --
Baptism in the rest of the New Testament and summary --
Pt. 3: The second century --
Apostolic Fathers --
Christian pseudepigrapha and apocrypha --
Apologists --
The Pseudo-Clementines and Jewish Christianity --
Jewish and Christian baptisms --
Marcionites, those called Gnostics, and related groups --
Irenaeus --
Clement of Alexandria --
Pt. 4: The third century to Nicaea (325) --
Writings attributed to Hippolytus --
Carthage : Tertullian --
Carthage : Cyprian --
Origin and early development of infant baptism --
The controversy over "rebaptism" in the third century --
Origen --
Syria in the third century --
Sources at the turn to the fourth century --
Pt. 5: The fourth century --
Egypt in the fourth century --
Jerusalem in the fourth century --
Writers in Syriac in the fourth century : Aphrahat --
Writers in Syriac in the fourth century : Ephraem the Syrian --
The school of Antioch : Theodore of Mopsuestia --
The school of Antioch : John Chrysostom, I --
The school of Antioch : John Chrysostom, II --
Miscellaneous sources : church orders and "Eunomian" baptism --
Cappadocia : Basil the Great --
Cappadocia : Gregory of Nazianzus --
Cappadocia : Gregory of Nyssa --
The delay of baptism : sickbed baptism, believers' baptism, and infant baptism --
Milan : Ambrose --
Other north Italians --
Spain --
Some other Latin authors --
Pt. 6: The fifth century --
Egypt : Cyril of Alexandria and the Coptic rite --
Writers and writings in Syriac and Armenian --
Greek-speaking Syria --
Baptism in the Messalian controversy --
Asia Minor and Constantinople --
Ravenna and Rome --
Gaul and North Africa : Gennadius of Marseilles, some African councils, and Quodvultdeus of Carthage --
North Africa : Augustine of Hippo, I --
North Africa : Augustine of Hippo, II --
Pt. 7: Baptisteries --
Baptismal fonts : East --
Baptismal fonts : West.
Responsibility: Everett Ferguson.
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