Concise Manual of Baptism by John Hunt Cooke

Today’s free book is a Manual of Baptism written from a Baptist perspective by John Hunt Cooke.

My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain title available for digitisation.

John Hunt Cooke [1828-1908], A Concise Manual of Baptism. London: Baptist Tract and Book Society, 1896. Hbk. pp.128. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  1. The Origin of the Rite of Baptism
  2. The Baptism of Our Lord
  3. The Teaching of the New Testament
  4. On the Baptism of Households
  5. Origin of Infant Sprinkling
  6. Baptism in the Early Churches
  7. First Steps Astray
  8. Telephoning Tertullian
  9. The Gret Apostacy
  10. Some Side Lights
  11. Baptism in Great Britain
  12. Sprinkling Conscious Babes
  13. THe Baptismal Invention of John Calvin
  14. Three Royal Christenings
  15. The Baptist Denomination
  16. Paedobaptism To-day
  17. Attack on the Citadel
  18. Conclusion

Main image: The Baptism of Christ in Jordan (frontispiece)

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