Water Works by Peter J. Leithart

Water Works

Early and Medieval Rituals and Theologies of Baptism: From the New Testament to the Council of Trent
by Bryan D. Spinks
Ashgate Press, 2006
(190 pages, $29.95, paperback)

Reformation and Modern Rituals and Theologies of Baptism: From Luther to Contemporary Practices
by Bryan D. Spinks
Ashgate Press, 2006
(254 pages, $29.95, paperback)

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Peter J. Leithart is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America and the president of Trinity House Institute for Biblical, Liturgical & Cultural Studies in Birmingham, Alabama. His many books include Defending Constantine (InterVarsity), Between Babel and Beast (Cascade), and, most recently, Gratitude: An Intellectual History (Baylor University Press). His weblog can be found at www.leithart.com. He is a contributing editor of Touchstone.

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