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Baptist Identity; Immersed through Worship

Rees, Frank D. (2004) Baptist Identity; Immersed through Worship. Journal of European Baptist Studies, 5 (1). pp. 5-17.

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Abstract

"In this paper, I (the author) want to suggest that a theology of baptism of believers by immersion is the fundamental basis of our identity as Baptist communities. It gives the essential Trinitarian and missionary character to all our worship and our lives as faith communities. In short, if we know what baptism means to us, we also know who we are and how we worship: and not only worship as gathered people, but worship God with all we do and are. We are called to be communities who are immersed in the life of God, in acts and lives of worship."

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Baptist identity, Baptist community, Theology of Baptism, faith community, missionary character, Trinitarian character
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950405 Religious Structures and Ritual
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: C - Systematic Theology
College/Association with University of Divinity: Whitley College
Depositing User: Users 2 not found.
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2010 22:11
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2011 15:39
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/340

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