Date of Award
Master of Sacred Theology (STM)
Scripture References in this Resource
Titus 3:5; John 3:5; Titus 3 :4; 5; Matthew 8 :1 9; Titus 3:5-7; Ezekiel 36:25-27; Numbers 19:22
The aim of this thesis, therefore, is to review the various interpretations of Titus 3:5 and baptismal regeneration throughout the history of the Church, to examine them in the light of their environments, and finally to reach a conclusion as to the meaning of Titus 3:5 and baptismal regeneration on the basis of an exegetical study or the text in its historical background. It is contended that once a true understanding of baptismal regeneration has been reached other problems dealing with baptism will be readily resolved. It is also contended that with a right understanding or baptismal regeneration the danger or overemphasizing some particular aspect of baptism or following traditional lines of argument is considerably lessened.
Leske, Adrian, "Titus 3:5 and Baptismal Regeneration" (1966). Master of Sacred Theology Thesis. 371.
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