Emerging Ecclesiology in Calvin's Baptismal Thought, 1536–1543

The relatively few monographs on Calvin's baptismal theology have generally been done without regard to chronological development and historical context. This has been unfortunate because diachronic studies on Luther's and Zwingli's baptismal theology have shown theological shifts in...

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Published in:Church history
Main Author: Riggs, John W.
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge Univ. Press 1995
In: Church history
Year: 1995, Volume: 64, Issue: 1, Pages: 29-43
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Summary:The relatively few monographs on Calvin's baptismal theology have generally been done without regard to chronological development and historical context. This has been unfortunate because diachronic studies on Luther's and Zwingli's baptismal theology have shown theological shifts in emphasis depending on historical context. As we shall see, studies on Calvin's ecclesiology from 1536 through 1543 show a sequential development—a progression which, upon close examination, has a significant impact on his baptismal teaching over time.
ISSN:1755-2613
Contains:Enthalten in: Church history
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.2307/3168655