Friday with the Fathers – Infant Baptism

I’ll give you two… “He came to save all through himself; all, I say, who through him are reborn in


Big difference, Jim – Baptizing Infants

Jim asks, What’s The Difference Between Baptizing the Dead and Baptizing Infants? Baptizing the dead means that you are speaking for

Polycarp of Smyrna

Was Polycarp of Smyrna Baptized as an Infant?

Image via Wikipedia Yesterday, Marc Cortez posted on Polycarp, and it got me to thinking… Now, as we were entering


Early Inscriptions and the Case for Infant Baptism

Image via Wikipedia From here: Here the words of ]] are appropriate: “Early Christian inscriptions, which in the largest numbers


The Question of Infant Baptism: Zwingli’s View

Image by wallyg via Flickr “Children born of believing parents are children of God, like those who were born under


Infant Baptism in the Church Fathers

Image via Wikipedia These quotes are from two sources (here and here) Polycarp “Polycarp declared, ‘Eighty and six years have


The Question of Infant Baptism: John Calvin on Circumcision and Baptism

Image via Wikipedia 11. Certainly, if circumcision was a literal sign, the same view must be taken of baptism, since,


Exploring the Covenant Act of Infant Baptism

Image via Wikipedia A few months ago the topic of infant baptism sprang up on the theoblogosphere and quickly died.