A Roman Catholic Theology Of Baptism

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

This article describes a Roman Catholic theology of baptism by examining the images and actions of the liturgy itself. Note the close connection between the theological position and the liturgical action that is always an important characteristic of liturgical worship.

The sacrament of baptism in the Roman Catholic church has changed and developed in its ritual structure and the interpretation of that structure throughout the centuries. From the advantageous position of the contemporary...


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