Mikoski, Gordon S.

Baptism and Christian identity : teaching in the Triune name / Gordon S. Mikoski. - Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2009. - xxvii, 253 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Baptismal practice in congregation and text. On the centrality and importance of baptism -- The baptismal rite at St. Peter's Presbyterian Church -- Stepping back from baptismal rite -- Depth soundings in theology and Christian education. Depth soundings in Trinitarian theology -- Depth soundings in Christian education -- Toward a Trinitarian practical theology of education and formation for discipleship -- Baptism, Trinity, and ecclesial pedagogy in the work of Gregory of Nyssa. Background and context -- The baptismal rite -- Stepping back from the baptismal gestalt -- Summary and assessment -- Baptism, Trinity, and ecclesial pedagogy in the work of John Calvin. Background and context -- The baptismal rite -- Stepping back from the baptismal gestalt -- Summary and assessment -- Baptizing and teaching in the Triune name. What we can learn from Gregory of Nyssa and John Calvin about the baptism-Trinity-pedagogy nexus -- Reflections on the contemporary context -- Strategic principles for baptizing and teaching in the Triune name -- Baptizing and teaching in the Triune name at St. Peter's Presbyterian Church. Worship -- Education and formation for discipleship -- Epilogue: An overture to a Trinitarian practical theology of Christian formation.

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