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In the case of the rite of Holy Baptism the study of the question is complicated by the fact that the rite of confirmation and that of Baptism ordinarily came together, since this was the ordinary form of admission to membership in the Christion Church. We have good reasons, of course, for assuming that the baptism of infants was not the exception, even in the early Church, for children who were born of Christian parents.
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Kretzmann, P. E.
"Our Formula for Infant Baptism,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 4, Article 16.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol4/iss1/16