The Anglican Evangelical Doctrine of Infant Baptism by John R. W. Stott, J. Alec Motyer |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Anglican Evangelical Doctrine of Infant Baptism

The Anglican Evangelical Doctrine of Infant Baptism

by John R. W. Stott, J. Alec Motyer
     
 
The subject of infant baptism is undoubtedly a delicate and difficult one ... But this must not make members of the Church of England shrink from holding decided opinions on the subject. That church has declared plainly in its Articles that 'the baptism of young children is in any wise to be retained, as most agreeable with the institution of Christ.' To this opinion

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The subject of infant baptism is undoubtedly a delicate and difficult one ... But this must not make members of the Church of England shrink from holding decided opinions on the subject. That church has declared plainly in its Articles that 'the baptism of young children is in any wise to be retained, as most agreeable with the institution of Christ.' To this opinion we need not be afraid to adhere." J. C. Ryle
This book aims to help Anglican Evangelicals recover that same gracious yet unashamed confidence shown by Bishop Ryle in the nineteenth century. The authors defend biblically the doctrine of infant baptism and its proper evangelical practice within the Church of England. They expound a covenantal understanding which has impeccable evangelical credentials in order to reassure a new generation of Anglican Evangelical 'paedobaptists' that theirs is no new or peculiar doctrine, and to persuade those who may not have fully appreciated the Reformed heritage we in the Church of England enjoy.

Dr. John R. W. Stott CBE is Rector Emeritus of All Souls, Langham Place in London and over the last 60 years has been one of the most influential leaders of evangelicalism worldwide.
Dr. J. Alec Motyer is the former Principal of Trinity College, Bristol,
and was for many years incumbent of St. Luke's, West Hampstead and later minister of Christ Church, Westbourne
Lee Gatiss is Associate Minister of St. Helen's Bishopsgate and Editor of The Theologian (www.theologian.org.uk).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780946307968
Publisher:
The Latimer Trust
Publication date:
10/16/2008
Pages:
60
Sales rank:
965,589
Product dimensions:
5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.12(d)

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