Rebaptism


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Re`bap´tism

    (rē`băp´tĭz'm)
n.1.A second baptism.
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24) He said, "Even those who rejected infant baptism and practised [sic] rebaptism had much in their doctrine and practice that present-day Baptists would not fellowship.
Furthermore, as we see that these canons of the Ancient Church do not prescribe the need for some heretics to be rebaptized, how could the Orthodox Church impose today rebaptism on Christians who wish to join her, coming from churches, although not in communion with her, but nevertheless confessing the Nicene Creed and practising a trinitarian baptism, and that were never condemned by a church council as heretic?
The Coptic Orthodox Church clarified on Saturday that the declaration signed by Pope Francis and Pope Tawadros II concerning rebaptism was only a "joint statement" and not an agreement, and that it was only a "documentation for the second visit of the Catholic Pope to our Coptic Orthodox Church," according to a statement issued by the church.
While the authors deploy a variety of literary and archaeological evidence to trace developments within each of these categories (including useful analysis of the De rebaptismo or Treatise on Rebaptism, an anonymous and unfortunately neglected text on a subject with which North African clergy were preoccupied), this book's tendency in organizational structure is to follow the development of practices chronologically through the writings of Tertullian, Cyprian, and then Augustine.
She has demonstrated that many bishops boycotted Cyprian's great council of 256 because they disagreed with him about rebaptism.
More than one critic has sensed this moment as a kind of baptism--a gesture of rebaptism that, however grudgingly minimal, asserts his desire to return to an old communion.
One instance offering us a clear understanding is Vincent's discussion of the third-century controversy attending the proposed rebaptism of those who had apostatized from the faith during the persecutions undertaken by the Roman Empire.
It is because of this desire for rebaptism of unity as important that tribalism is now in trouble.
He denounced the actions of Cyprian and the North Africans as contrary to the apostolic traditions of the Church and demanded that the rebaptism of schismatics and heretics cease immediately.
If the corollary generic matter for Sorrentino to appropriate would be the sports column, the hagiographic baseball biography, the radio broadcast, and the television bio-documentary, his work pointedly rejects the suggestion that these popular culture founts, full of plebian sweat and tears, might lead to a new heteroglossic rebaptism of literary discourse.
In the second, Eunice Williams's natal identity as a colonial English Puritan was almost completely superseded by a requickened Mohawk persona, but her rebaptism as a Catholic, however significant, did not require her to renounce her Mohawk identity to become Marguerite.