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Monday
Jan242011

J. V. Fesko on His New Book; Word, Water & Spirit

Here's the audio from Friday Night's Authors Forum with J. V. Fesko:

Word, Water and Spirit

Reader Comments (2)

Pastor Kim,


I bought this book. I hope to benifit from it.

Venkatesh
January 24, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterVenkatesh
I'm looking forward to reading this book. It was good to hear his personal journey into Reformed theology and the Reformed doctrine of baptism in particular. I can relate to his remark that reading a credobaptist book helped reinforce the superior case for paedobaptism. My family has been visiting an, as they call it, "OP" church for over a year now, but for several years previous to that, I would occasionally revisit the Baptist case for the baptism-of-believers-only-by-immersion-only and increasingly find myself falling prey to the "unintended consequences" of the credobaptist argument as did Dr. Fesko.

Before, as I was learning just how tied to Reformed theology the Baptist tradition historically was--how their historic confession is a third generation condensing of, first, the Presbyterian Westminster Confession, next the Congregationalist Savoy Declaration to its final form in the London Baptist Confession (with its modified section on baptism), the logic that cried out to me was, if Baptists originally thought the Reformed were so right about everything else (with the exception of government and baptism), then what makes them think they're so wrong about baptism? I always found the Baptist treatment a little threadbare and unsatisfying, especially when comparing it to the rich biblical- and historical-theological case for Reformed covenantal household baptism (which includes, among others, the infant children of believers).
January 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJohn D. Chitty

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