Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Confirmation?

Father Surburg is sharing his research into the history of confirmation - fascinating stuff, and helpful for congregations thinking through the practicalities of bringing children to the Lord's Table. The first installment is here.

+HRC

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  1. Gregory Dix's *The Theology of Conformation in Relation to Baptism* might be of interest in this context:

    http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?an=gregory+dix&bi=0&bx=off&ds=30&recentlyadded=all&sortby=17&sts=t&tn=confirmation&x=59&y=12

    as also the chapters on Baptism in E. C. Ratcliff's *Liturgical Studies*:

    http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?an=ratcliff&bi=0&bx=off&ds=30&recentlyadded=all&sortby=17&sts=t&tn=liturgical+studies&x=46&y=17

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