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  • Author:
    Susan K. Wood SCL
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    0814653065
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    Michael Glazier (July 1, 2009)
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    232 pages
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To address this central question Susan Wood brings together the history and theology of baptism (systematic, sacramental, and liturgical), focusing especially on the divergent paths taken in the understanding of the sacrament since the Reformation. Founded not only in her study of theology but also in her years of participation in ecumenical dialogues, her perspective will illuminate this problem for readers and point the way toward deeper understanding.

But how true is that? Is there really one baptism," as we profess in the Nicene Creed? If we disagree about what baptism does, can we really say that baptism unites us? To address this central question Susan Wood brings together the history and theology of baptism (systematic, sacramental, and liturgical), focusing especially on the divergent paths taken in the understanding of the sacrament since the Reformation.

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One Baptism delivers a vast, rich spectrum of meaning that is brought to baptism by the many Christian churches .

One Baptism delivers a vast, rich spectrum of meaning that is brought to baptism by the many Christian churches and communions. But unlike what one might expect from the subtitle, the book is much more than a discussion of various agreement documents generated by the many ecumenical dialogues. Instead, Susan K. Wood begins by asking the very central question about how we can claim that there is one baptism, when the understanding of what baptism is varies so much among the Christian churches (xi)

It begins with the general ecumenical situation concerning baptism and especially the attitude of the different con-fessional traditions toward mutual recognition.

Susan K. Wood, One Baptism: Ecumenical Dimensions of the Doctrine of Baptism, Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN, 2009, 21ff. Introduction, xiii The fact that these positions differ has a concrete and often pain-ful effect when converts (words with are explained in the glos-sary) who have been baptized in their original church are baptized by the church they enter. It begins with the general ecumenical situation concerning baptism and especially the attitude of the different con-fessional traditions toward mutual recognition.

To address this central question Susan Wood brings together the history and theology of baptism (systematic, sacramental, and liturgical), focusing especially on the divergent paths taken in the understanding of the sacrament since the Reformation.

Wood, Susan K. Publication, Distribution, et. Collegeville, Minn. Baptism, eschatology, and salvation The doctrine of baptism: sacramental concepts and developments on the eve of the Reformation The doctrine of baptism: the reformers and Catholic responses Baptism an. . Baptism, eschatology, and salvation The doctrine of baptism: sacramental concepts and developments on the eve of the Reformation The doctrine of baptism: the reformers and Catholic responses Baptism and patterns of initiation: Catholics and Orthodox Baptism and patterns of initiation: Protestant traditions Baptism, faith, and justification Baptism and the church.

Oxford: Blackwell, Wood, Susan K. One Baptism: Ecumenical Dimensions of the Doctrine of Baptism. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, Wright, David. What has Infant Baptism done to Baptism? An Enquiry at the End of Christendom. Paternoster Press, Yarnold, Edward, . The Awe-Inspiring Rites of Initiation: Baptismal Homilies of the Fourth Century. St. Paul Publications, Yocum, John. Ecclesial Mediation in Karl Barth.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Susan Wood has crafted an enormously helpful volume. Reading, rereading, and digesting it will further our discussions, clarify terminology, and above all show in a very practical instance how to do sacramental theology out of the rites themselves.

Most Christians would say that baptism is the one sacrament Christians of all denominations share, that it is the source of ecumenical unity among all Christian churches. But how true is that? Is there really one baptism," as we profess in the Nicene Creed? If we disagree about what baptism does, can we really say that baptism unites us?

To address this central question Susan Wood brings together the history and theology of baptism (systematic, sacramental, and liturgical), focusing especially on the divergent paths taken in the understanding of the sacrament since the Reformation. Founded not only in her study of theology but also in her years of participation in ecumenical dialogues, her perspective will illuminate this problem for readers and point the way toward deeper understanding.