Better had I turn to Woden, Hertha, and Zernebock to Mista, and to Skogula, the gods of our yet unbaptized
ancestors, than endure the dreadful anticipations which have of late haunted my waking and my sleeping hours
So the baby was carried in a small deal box, under an ancient woman's shawl, to the churchyard that night, and buried by lantern-light, at the cost of a shilling and a pint of beer to the sexton, in that shabby corner of God's allotment where He lets the nettles grow, and where all unbaptized
infants, notorious drunkards, suicides, and others of the conjecturally damned are laid.
Moreover, Maritain's many considerations in his essay regarding limbo and unbaptized
children need not be accepted for the core of his proposal to work.
There is the teaching regarding unbaptized
infants, who, according to Augustine, were condemned to hell.
But we came to see that, whatever decision is taken, it is a decision by the parents for the child--the unbaptized
child does not have the opportunity of choosing to be baptized as an infant
The second point of nonconvergence is that "The United Methodist Church has informally developed in some places 'open communion' that on certain occasions allows communion of unbaptized
persons were eligible to be chosen for bishop, as we know from the story of St.
5 million strong (counting baptized and unbaptized
adherents), the Myanmar Baptist Convention is the country's largest Christian denomination, comprising 4,722 local congregations served by 9,116 ministers in eighteen member conventions and two affiliated churches.
said he, "it is very long to wait, and I am so weak; if I die unbaptized
, I shall not go to Heaven.
There can be no doubt that the subject of the righteous but unbaptized
heathen was an important topic in the theological debate of the 14th century (Kamowski 1995: 9).
This argumentation comes clear, for example, from Luther's pastoral counsel to women who worried for the salvation of the unbaptized
It isn't essential for salvation; God is free to save unbaptized