Original Research - Special Collection: Augustinus Symposium

Augustine’s baptism: Its significance once and today

Johannes van Oort
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 69, No 1 | a1914 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v69i1.1914 | © 2013 Johannes van Oort | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 20 December 2012 | Published: 10 April 2013

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Johannes van Oort, Early Christianity and Patristics, Radboud University, the Netherlands; Department of Church History and Church Polity, University of Pretoria, South Africa


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Abstract

The article describes in broad outline Augustine’s baptism in Milan (386) and stresses its significance for Augustine’s transition from Manichaean Christianity to Nicene Catholic Christianity.

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Augustine; Baptism; Ambrose; Manichaeism

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