Interesting Article on Infant Baptism in the Early Church

Anthony N.S. Lane has an article in Tyndale Bulletin (2004) regarding the practice (or non-practice, depending on your position!) of infant baptism in the early church.  While this is definitely not a new discussion (picked up recently here), Lane provides an interesting approach in this paper. Here is the abstract: The direct evidence from the… Continue reading Interesting Article on Infant Baptism in the Early Church

Interesting New Book on Baptism

I came across this new, 800+ page tome on baptism in the early church.  Should be a welcome addition to discussions of how baptism was practiced by the first few centuries of Christianity!  We'll see if this book finally settles the debate about whether infant baptism was practiced from the get go or not!  <grin>… Continue reading Interesting New Book on Baptism