In an interview before the trip, one expert on relations between the two churches had told NCR he did not expect them to come to agreement on the issue of re-baptism.
bishops' Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, said that while re-baptism was a "serious question" between the churches, he thought the issue might come up in private discussion but not in public.
Johnson clearly advocated congregational principles throughout his ministry, but it was not until John Smyth's re-baptism
pushed the boundaries of those principles that Johnson discerned the threat posed by the union of Arminian theology and Anabaptist ecclesiology.
Lichfield, returning to the national league after three seasons absence, have a daunting re-baptism
by hosting Birmingham University in a Conference West local derby.
The Presbyterian Church in Canada doesn't advocate re-baptism
First, Pandulph's re-baptism
of John was highly ritualized.
In his view, giving up infant baptism and insisting on re-baptism
was worse than denying the validity of baptism performed by a false or errant church.
Having faced and surmounted this hurdle, one last obstacle stood in the way of her joining the true church: re-baptism
The question of baptism or re-baptism
was one of the issues debated in the early seventeenth-century Baptist churches in London and contributed to the development of General Baptists and Particular Baptists.
Secondly, we wish to respond to the criticisms made by various groups of the statement issued by the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches at Balamand, Lebanon, in 1993, "Uniatism, Method of Union of the Past, and the Present Search for Full Communion", especially to protests against that statement's call for an end to the practice of re-baptism
of converts (n.
55-56, 60; and Believing and Being Baptized: Baptism, So-called Re-baptism
and Children in the Church (Didcot: Baptist Union of Great Britain, 1996), e.
The issues involved have been most recently discussed in Believing and Being Baptized: Baptism, So-called Re-baptism
, and Children in the Church (Didcot: Baptist Union of Great Britain, 1996).