Jan 1 • 1HR 23M

Rebaptism: How Rigorism is Deceiving A Generation of Young Men

A conversation with a former rigorist

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How should the Orthodox Church receive Protestants and Catholics? By baptism, chrismation, or declaration? Zac, self-proclaimed reformed rigorist, talks about his story of nearly lapsing into the Old Calendar Church and why thinks sacramental rigorism is both dangerous, a-historical, and indefensible from an Eastern Orthodox perspective.

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More on the topic:

Check out our comprehensive article about this issue of rebaptism: Rebaptism: Patristic Consensus or Innovation?

Other Articles worth reading:

Sacramental Rigourism: Tradition or Modern Phenomenon? – by Vladislav Yakovlev

Why I Don’t Support Re-Baptism – by Codex Justinianeus (Ancient Insights)

Concerning Baptismal Form – by Codex Justinianeus (Ancient Insights)

On the Question of the Order of Reception of Persons into the Orthodox Church, Coming to Her from Other Christian Churches – by Archimandrite Ambrose Pogodin

The Limits of the Church – by Fr. Georges Florovsky.

Can You Baptize Without Baptism? Review: The Ecclesiological Renovation of Vatican II by Fr. Peter Heers – by Fr. John Cox.

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