An Evangelical Theology Of Baptism

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

The evangelical tradition is not monolithic in its understanding of water baptism. Furthermore, the importance that the Protestant Reformers gave to baptism seems to be diminished if not absent among many evangelicals. This diminished importance is perhaps due to revivalistic theology that supplanted the significance of baptism with the individual's conversion experience, which often occurred outside the church. The following article will note the divergences and the commonalities among...


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