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Baptism in the Reformed tradition : a historical and practical theology

Author: John W Riggs
Publisher: Louisville, Ky : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2002.
Series: Columbia series in Reformed theology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jean Calvin; Jean Calvin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Riggs
ISBN: 0664225314 9780664225315
OCLC Number: 50545497
Description: ix, 187 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the liturgical movement and baptism as Christian initiation: The liturgical renewal movement --
The rite of Christian initiation of adults --
A preliminary appraisal: ecclesiology --
A preliminary test: The Lutheran Book of Worship --
The scope of this study --
Part one: The foundations of Reformed baptismal theology: 1. The first generation: Zwingli, Luther, Bucer: Huldrych Zwingli --
Martin Luther --
Martin Bucer --
Summary --
2. The second generation: Bullinger and Calvin: Heinrich Bullinger --
John Calvin --
3. Calvin: baptism and divine power: sign, faith, and election --
The reprobate and infant baptism --
Summary and evaluation --
Part two: The trajectory of Reformed baptismal theology: 4. From the Reformed confessions through the twentieth century: The Reformed confessions --
Reformed orthodoxy --
Friedrich Schleiemacher --
The twentieth-century debates --
Summary --
5. Quo Vadis? The Book of Common Worship: Reflections on Reformed baptismal theology --
Baptism in the Book of Common Worship --
Summary and suggestions --
Conclusion: The shape of Reformed baptismal and sacramental theology --
Notes --
Bibliography --Index of names --
Index of subjects.
Series Title: Columbia series in Reformed theology.
Responsibility: John W. Riggs.

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