#292 – A History of the Catholic Church – Baptism in the Early Church

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The Early Church believed that one could only become part of the Church Christ established through Baptism. While the roots of Christian baptism can be found in the acts of John the Baptist, in Christianity the theology of Baptism became something greater.

Links:

Photo of possible site of Jesus’ baptism by Producer

Image of Baptism by Immersion taken from 3rd century Catacombs of Saint Callisto
Image of Baptism by Affusion

Didache – Chapter 7 concerns baptism.

For more information, see Maxwell Johnson’s book, The Rites of Christian Initiation

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