Baptism in the New Testament

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1973 - Religion - 422 pages
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Analyzes passages found in the New Testament that support the Christian practice of baptism.
 

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This a very thurough and honest treatment of the subject of baptism in the scriptures. Beasley-Murray even bucks against his denomination in coming to the conclusion that baptism is in deed involved in the receiving of grace. Excellent work on the subject. Read full review

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This is a comprehensive treatment of every passage in the New Testament that deals with baptism in the New Testament. Moderate in tone, the research is impeccable. Read full review

Contents

THE ANTECEDENTS OF CHRISTIAN BAPTISM
1
ii Jewish Baptizers and the Qumran Community
11
THE FOUNDATION OF CHRISTIAN BAPTISM
45
THE ACTS
93
THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHRISTIAN BAPTISM IN
126
iii Baptism in Hebrews and 1 Peter
242
Treatise?
251
THE DOCTRINE OF CHRISTIAN BAPTISM IN THE
263
the Family
312
v The Objectivity of Baptism and
344
The Significance of Infant Baptism
359
BAPTISMAL REFORM AND INTERCHURCH
387
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
396
INDEX OF SUBJECTS
407
INDEX OF SCRIPTURE REFERENCES
416
Copyright

THE RISE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF INFANT BAPTISM
306

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Page 9 - Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? and who shall stand in his holy place? He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
Page 28 - And the clean person shall sprinkle upon the unclean on the third day, and on the seventh day: and on the seventh day he shall purify himself, and wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and shall be clean at even.
Page 28 - And for an unclean person they shall take of the ashes of the burnt heifer of purification for sin, and running water shall be put thereto in a vessel: 18 And a clean person shall take hyssop, and dip it in the water, and sprinkle it upon the tent, and upon all...

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About the author (1973)

Beasley-Murray is Professor Emeritus of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.

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