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Baptism
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I. History of Religion – II. New Testament – III. Church History – IV. Dogmatics – V. Practical Theology – VI. History of Liturgy – VII. Law – VIII. Missions – IX. Art

I. History of Religion

From the standpoint of the history of religion, baptism is not a general type of rite (Rite and ritual) but a lustration ritual that is carried out not only in Christianity but also in histori…

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Alles, Gregory D., Avemarie, Friedrich, Wallraff, Martin, Grethlein, Christian, Koch, Günter, Plank, Peter, Steiger, Johann A., Beintker, Michael, Holmes, Stephen R., Avis, Paul et al., “Baptism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_025062>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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