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  • noun Alternative form of pedobaptist.


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  • 1 The term "paedobaptist" derives from the Greek pais, meaning child or infant.


  • Anti-paedobaptist and the Presbyterian, with all their germane varieties, are not only to be treated with forbearance and regarded with charity, but are all to form one fellowship, united and co

    On Calvinism

  • Their most notable representative was Robert Cooke, but they were more notorious for heretical views as to the Virgin Mary (see ANABAPTISTS) than for their anti-paedobaptist position.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 "Banks" to "Bassoon"

  • Adoniram Judson, when he set sail from Boston in 1812 to become the first American missionary, left as a (paedobaptist)

    The Scriptorium Daily: Middlebrow

  • When I was in seminary, two of my seminary professors (one a credobaptist and one a paedobaptist) went to Israel and saw the ancient Israelite miqvahs (Jewish baptismal tanks) which were about four feet deep.

    The Scriptorium Daily: Middlebrow

  • The credobaptist professor turned to his paedobaptist colleague and said, "I'd like to see you try to baptize an infant in that!"

    The Scriptorium Daily: Middlebrow

  • Two final objections to the Presbyterian paedobaptist view: first, if baptism is the New Testament form of circumcision, then it should follow that only males should be baptized since only males were circumcised.

    The Scriptorium Daily: Middlebrow

  • In response to the "Who or What Gets to Define 'Reformed'?" post and others like it, some have argued that if the definition of Reformed includes a certain (paedobaptist) view of Baptism then it should also include a certain polity.


  • A credo-baptist may tell a paedobaptist he isn't a Baptist, but a paedobaptist can't say a credo-baptist is less than Reformed?


  • It is ironic to me, then, when a credo-baptist accuses a paedobaptist of being too narrow in his definitions.



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