mention the Donatist Council of 336 only in passing, yet it witnessed Donatus's capitulation to Mauretanian bishops who refused to rebaptize
converts from Catholicism.
However, the opportunity to rebaptize
the daughter of a Puritan minister, a man the Jesuits styled an egregious heretic, a "wolf in shepherd's clothing, whose flock they had captivated for the safety of their souls, was especially noteworthy (J.
It would be once again to deny him his humanity, to rebaptize
him in the name of literary criticism.
Cohen's mincing voice and anti-gay message were intended to rebaptize
Poland before its debate on the bill legalizing same-sex civil unions.
We might then subtitle or rebaptize
them as Et quand le roi serait fou?
When receiving converts from the Catholic Church, they repeat the holy sacrament of baptism; yet they do not rebaptize
members of their own connection who have received this sacrament from clergy polluted by acts of criminality or adultery (M 7.
If it was necessary to rebaptize
everyone who relapsed into sin, "we would constantly require a lake or river in readiness.
And with Augustine: 'To rebaptize
a heretical person is entirely a sin, but to rebaptize
a Catholic is a most monstrous crime,' which, consequently, imperial laws in fact forbid.
58) This change of policy against infant baptism was to have far-reaching effects in Brazil, where most evangelical churches still rebaptize
Because they continue to proselytize Catholics and rebaptize
them, (50) many bishops persist in dismissing Pentecostal churches as sects.
People fought and died over the specifics--over whether it was necessary, for example, to rebaptize
Christians who had denied Christ during the Roman persecutions or whether, as Saint Augustine argued, there is but one Baptism for the forgiveness of sins.
19) However, further prosecution did not immediately ensue in any of these settings, perhaps because late in 1531 Melchior Hoffmann forbade his followers to rebaptize
other people for a period of two years.