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Troubled Waters: The Real New Testament Theology of Baptism
     

Troubled Waters: The Real New Testament Theology of Baptism

by Ben Witherington III
 

Baptism has been a contested practice from the very beginning of the church. In this volume, Ben Witherington rethinks the theology of baptism and does so in constant conversation with the classic theological positions and central New Testament texts. By placing baptism in the context of the covenant, Witherington shows how advocates of both believer's baptism and

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Baptism has been a contested practice from the very beginning of the church. In this volume, Ben Witherington rethinks the theology of baptism and does so in constant conversation with the classic theological positions and central New Testament texts. By placing baptism in the context of the covenant, Witherington shows how advocates of both believer's baptism and infant baptism have added some water to both their theology and practice of baptism

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(Witherington) offers pastoral guidance and correctives for both baptismal practices so that the fuller goals for Christian baptism will be achieved.

-David A. deSilva, Trustees' Professor of New Testament and Greek, Ashland Theological Seminary

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602580046
Publisher:
Baylor University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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Ben Witherington, III (Ph.D. Durham) is Professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary and the author of more than 20 books, including The Problem with Evangelical Theology (Baylor University Press 2005) and Troubled Waters: Rethinking the Theology of Baptism (Baylor University Press 2007).

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