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- Author: Alexander Campbell
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Campbell, Alexander - Christian Baptism (1851) 1.0
Bibliology (BibleDoctrine) Soteriology (Salvation) Church of Christ Baptist Church History Bible Backgrounds Expository Topics Bible Interpretation Exegesis Greek Acts Romans
9.x - 10.x
This book covers the topic of baptism from top to bottom in its 450+ pages. Campbell shows the use of the Greek words in the Bible and other ancient writings. He shows how the word baptizo (and its related terms) were translated in the oldest translations of the Bible. He shows from the Bible that there was only one way baptism was understood.
Written in part to combat the doctrine of infant baptism and the doctrines of sprinkling or pouring as baptism, this book is a thoroughly honest and in-depth look at a topic that many people take for granted. Make sure to check out the 134 questions about infant baptism near the end of the book.
NOTE: This book is now available in a fully re-formatted PDF file, searchable and clickable, here.
III.-The Bible--Principles of Interpretation
V.-Repentance unto Life
VI.-Covenants of Promise--Circumcision
VII.-Flesh and Spirit--Liberty and Necessity--New Institution
ACTION OF BAPTISM.
I.-Bapto--The root of Baptism
V.-Reformers, Annotators, Paraphrasts, and Critics
VI.-English Lexicographers, Encyclopedias, and Reviewers of the Pedobaptist School
VII.-Words used in construction with Baptizo, Raino, Rantizo, Cheo, and Louo, such as epi, en, eis, ek, apo,
VIII.-The Places where Baptism was anciently administered
IX.-Apostolic Allusions to Baptism
X.-Passages urged against Immersion from the use of Baptizo and Baptismos in certain places
XIII.-History of Immersion and Sprinkling
SUBJECTS OF BAPTISM.
I.-Subjects of John's Baptism
II.-Subjects of Christian Baptism--Induction of New Testament Cases
III.-Subjects of Baptism and Subjects of Circumcision Contrasted
DESIGN OF BAPTISM.
I.-Design of Baptism
II.-Design of Baptism
CONSEQUENTS OF BAPTISM.
REVIEWS OF THE ADVOCATES OF INFANT BAPTISM.
I.-Review of Bishop Kenrick's Treatise
II.-Review of Dr. Miller, of Princeton
III.-Review of Prof. Miller, of Princeton; and Dr. Wall, Vicar of Shorem, in Kent
IV.-Review of Prof. Miller, of Princeton; and Dr. Wall, Vicar of Shorem, and others
V.-Review of Prof. Miller, Dr. Wall, &c., continued
VI.-Review of Dr. Kurtz, and Rev. Mr. Hall
VII.-Review of Prof. Stuart, of Andover
VIII.-The Evil of Infant Baptism
IX.-Review of Dr. C. Taylor, Editor of Calmet's Dictionary of the Bible
X.-One hundred and thirty-four Questions on Infant Baptism
Campbell (1788-1866) believed that the Bible condemns all division of the church (I Coritnhians 1) so he made a call for people to leave their denominations and creeds behind and become "Christians only."