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Doctor of Theology (ThD)
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
John 3:5; Romans 4:25; Romans 10:17; 1 Corinthians 2:4,5; John 20:29; Matthew 28:19;
This work is not written primarily to give answer to the difficulties which might arise in connection with infant baptism. This it might, do incidentally and this is certainly the author's wish. What is endeavored here is to analyze the doctrine or infant baptism as it appeared in the nineteenth century in Germany, the land of Luther. In so far as we are dealing with a limited period of time within certain defined geographical limits, our work is historically orientated. But in far as the various teachings on infant baptism are analyzed, this task belongs to that of systematic theology. However, the author wishes that the end result will be the edifying of the church by sharpening its insights into the doctrine of infant baptism so that what is Scriptural may be differentiated from that which is not.
Scaer, David, "The Doctrine of Infant Baptism in the German Protestant Theology of the Nineteenth Century" (1963). Doctor of Theology Dissertation. 67.
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