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  • noun Plural form of paedobaptist.


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  • Anti-paedobaptists contend for, that it cannot be proved there were infants in those families; for the inquiry is not so proper, whether there were infants in those families, as it is concluded truly and deservedly, -- if there were, they had all been to be baptized.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • So paedobaptists are people who accept both infant and believers 'baptism, it's just that if, given the choice, they default toward infant baptism.

    The Scriptorium Daily: Middlebrow

  • So maybe this argument is a quid pro quo, showing that both sides are more alike than either would care to admit-paedobaptists do confirmation (which resembles believers 'baptism), and credobaptists do infant dedication (which resembles infant baptism).

    The Scriptorium Daily: Middlebrow

  • Secondly, even paedobaptists believe in credobaptism.

    The Scriptorium Daily: Middlebrow

  • Throughout church history, most people have been paedobaptists, so I (and others like me) hold a historically "unpopular" position, despite the prevalence of credobaptism in the United States.

    The Scriptorium Daily: Middlebrow

  • However, to be fair, on the flip side, paedobaptists would argue that infant dedication is what credobaptists do to imitate the covenant community.

    The Scriptorium Daily: Middlebrow

  • Also, why don't paedobaptists give their infant children the Lord's Supper?

    The Scriptorium Daily: Middlebrow

  • Often credobaptists only allow for baptism by immersion, while paedobaptists allow for baptism by sprinkling, pouring and immersion, even for adults.

    Times & Seasons, An Onymous Mormon Blog

  • Baptists and paedobaptists read the entire history of redemption differently.


  • Most of the communions involved actively in such work tend to be paedobaptists (baptize infants).

    Ponderings on a Faith Journey


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