Baptism, the New Testament and the Church: Historical and Contemporary Studies in Honour of R.E.O. White

Gordon W. Martin, Stanley E. Porter, Anthony R. Cross, Brook W. R. Pearson, John Nolland, Edward W. Burrows, John E. Morgan-Wynne, J. Ramsey Michaels, Joel B. Green, John E. Colwell, Larry Joseph Kreitzer, Alastair V. Campbell, James D. G. Dunn, Matthew Brook O'Donnell, Neville Clark, David F. Wright, Raymond F.G. Burnish, Geoffrey W. Bromiley, Derek B. Murray, Kenneth Roxburgh, Timothy Bradshaw, and Paul Beasley-Murray

Baptism, the New Testament and the Church: Historical and Contemporary Studies in Honour of R.E.O. White
Baptism, the New Testament and the Church: Historical and Contemporary Studies in Honour of R.E.O. White

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The question of the meaning and significance of baptism is explored from a number of different perspectives in this volume. Inspired by the honoree of this volume and his important work on the subject, the contributors approach baptism from biblical, historical, theological and practical perspectives. Some of the essays re-examine the well-known biblical texts, feeling free to probe their implications. Others tease out the implications of the concept of baptism in a variety of contexts, both ancient and modern. Contributors include Joel Green, Geoffrey Bromiley, Larry Kreitzer, John Nolland, Ramsey Michaels and J.D.G. Dunn.

  • Contents:
  • Select publications of R.E.O. White
  • Biographical sketch : Revd R.E.O. White, BD, MA / Gordon W. Martin
  • Introduction : baptism in recent debate / Stanley E. Porter and Anthony R. Cross
  • The New Testament. Baptism and initiation in the cult of Isis and Sarapis / Brook W.R. Pearson
  • 'In such a manner it is fitting for us to fulful all righteousness' : reflections on the place of baptism in the Gospel of Matthew / John Nolland
  • Mark 1.4, baptism and translation / Stanley E. Porter
  • Baptism in Mark and Luke / Edward W. Burrows
  • References to baptism in the fourth gospel / John E. Morgan-Wynne
  • Baptism and conversion in John : a particular Baptist reading / J. Ramsey Michaels
  • From 'John's baptism' to 'baptism in the name of the Lord Jesus' : the significance of baptism in Luke-Acts / Joel B. Green
  • 'One baptism' (Ephesians 4.5) : a challenge to the church / Anthony R. Cross
  • Baptism, conscience and the resurrection : a reappraisal of 1 Peter 3.21 / John E. Colwell
  • On board the eschatological ark of God : Noah-Deucalion and the 'Phrygian connection' in 1 Peter 3.19-22 / Larry J. Kreitzer
  • Dying with Christ : the origin of a metaphor? / Alastair Campbell
  • 'Baptized' as metaphor / James D.G. Dunn
  • Two opposing views on baptism with/by the Holy Spirit and of 1 Corinthians 12.13 : can grammatical investigation bring clarity? / Matthew Brook O'Donnell
  • Initiation and eschatology / Neville Clark
  • The church. Infant dedication in the early church / David F. Wright
  • Baptismal preparation under the ministry of St John Chrysostom in fourth-century Antioch / Raymond F.G. Burnish
  • Baptism in the reformed confessions and catechisms / Geoffrey W. Bromiley
  • An eighteenth-century baptismal controversy in Scotland / Derek B. Murray
  • Open and closed membership among Scottish Baptists / Kenneth Roxburgh
  • Baptism and inclusivity in the church / Timothy Bradshaw
  • Baptism for the initiated / Paul Beasley-Murray


Pages: 506
Publisher: Sheffield Academic Press
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 1850759375
ISBN-13: 9781850759379

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