TITLE

The Politics of Baptism

AUTHOR(S)
Leithart, Peter J.
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1996, Issue 68, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the politics of baptism. Arguments of Pierre-Simon Ballanche on the plebeian struggle for initiation into political and religious privilege; Realization of a social order ritually imagined in Christian baptism through the medieval city; Effect of Protestantism on the opposition of radical implications of Christian baptism to a late medieval system.
ACCESSION #
17753413

 

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