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    DescriptionWhat is the significance of water baptism? Who should be baptized? Is infant baptism scriptural? Which is the proper baptismal mode: sprinkling, pouring, or immersion? Should people be rebaptized if they join a church that teaches a different form of baptism? Should baptism be required for church membership? These and other questions are explored in this thought-provoking book. Four historic views on baptism are considered in depth: Baptism of the professing regenerate by immersion (Baptist) Believers baptism on the occasion of regeneration by immersion (Christian Churches/Churches of Christ) Infant baptism by sprinkling as a regenerative act (Lutheran) Infant baptism of children of the covenant (Reformed) Each view is presented by its proponent, then critiqued and defended in dialogue with the book s other contributors. Here is an ideal setting in which you can consider the strengths and weaknesses of each stance and arrive at your own informed conclusion."


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    Title
    Understanding Four Views on Baptism
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by John H. Armstrong, Other adaptation by Paul E. Engle
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780310262671
    ISBN 10: 0310262674
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HRC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.1
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST, THEO/EVANGE
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25420
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    Libri: I-RS
    BISAC V2.8: REL017000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BISAC V2.8: REL108000, REL067100
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CHMCHLGEN
    B&T Approval Code: A13605600
    DC21: 234.161
    DC22: 234.161
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL109000, REL067000
    DC22: 234/.161
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BV811.3 .N48 2007
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVG, QRMB
    Publisher
    ZONDERVAN
    Imprint name
    ZONDERVAN
    Publication date
    05 February 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Grand Rapids
    Back cover copy
    What is the significance of water baptism? Who should be baptized? Is infant baptism scriptural? Which is the proper baptismal mode: sprinkling, pouring, or immersion? Should people be rebaptized if they join a church that teaches a different form of baptism? Should baptism be required for church membership? These and other questions are explored in this thought-provoking book. Four historic views on baptism are considered in depth: * Baptism of the professing regenerate by immersion (Baptist) * Believers' baptism on the occasion of regeneration by immersion (Christian Churches/Churches of Christ) * Infant baptism by sprinkling as a regenerative act (Lutheran) * Infant baptism of children of the covenant (Reformed) Each view is presented by its proponent, then critiqued and defended in dialogue with the book's other contributors. Here is an ideal setting in which you can consider the strengths and weaknesses of each stance and arrive at your own informed conclusion.