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Inquiry Into the Usage of Baptizo (5 vols.)

by Ford, David B., Dale, James W.

Henry A. Young & Co., Ward & Drummond, Wm. Rutter & Co. 1869–1879

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Overview

The doctrine and practices of baptism are worthy of the detailed exploration James Wilkinson Dale provides them. Inquiry Into the Usage of Baptizo (5 Vols.) is a compilation of years of studies on the subject. Dale’s background and research in theology assist him as he gives a compelling exegetical dissertation of Old Testament, New Testament, Christic, and Patristic baptismal practices. Completing this set is a resource written by scholar David B. Ford, which includes a review of the studies, doctrine, and writings of Dale.

Rich with biblical insight and scriptural references, Dale's collection also contains in-depth studies on the original Greek and Latin words for baptism, making his works, along with Ford's, essential tools for anyone wishing to gain a well-rounded and thorough grasp of this much-debated topic. A great addition to any theological collection, these resources prove to be especially accessible in electronic format. As you read Inquiry Into the Usage of Baptizo (5 Vols.) in Logos Bible Software, you can double-click on any word in any language for a match in your preferred lexicons.

Key Features

  • Linguistical analysis of the word “baptism”
  • Explanation of Christic and Patristic baptism
  • Outline of the practice of baptism throughout the Old and New Testaments

Individual Titles

Classic Baptism

  • Publisher: William Rutter & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1876
  • Pages: 403

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Sprinkle, dip, plunge, immerse—all are words associated with the act of baptism. Classic Baptism explores the nuances of the Greek and Latin terms for the word baptism, taking the reader back to the origins and significance of the word.  Combined with Logos Bible Software's fabulous selection of lexicons, this resource will greatly assist you in your original language studies. 

An Inquiry Into the Usage of Baptizo and the Nature of Judaic Baptism

  • Publisher: William Rutter & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1871
  • Pages: 810

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Baptism by blood, fire, and drowning exemplify some of the ways Old Testament baptism took place—a stark contrast to the New Testament's baptism by water. Compiling the works of Jewish writers from both Testaments, including the Apocrypha, Dale chronologically orders them so as to provide a panoramic view of the way Judaic baptism has changed throughout the Bible.

An Inquiry Into the Usage of Baptizo and the Nature of Johannic Baptism

  • Publisher: William Rutter & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1871
  • Pages: 420

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Johannic baptism, a term referring primarily to the baptisms of John the Baptist, is dissected in volume three of Dale's works. Including geographic mapping of the baptisms as well as a detailed account of the baptism of Christ, this resource also compiles views of John's baptisms from a variety of outside sources, including early Christian writers, well-known Baptist theologians, and Calvin.

An Inquiry Into the Usage of Baptizo and the Nature of Christic and Patristic Baptism

  • Publisher: William Rutter & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1824
  • Pages: 694

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

“What is Christic baptism?” Dale asks this question in An Inquiry Into the Usage of Baptizo and the Nature of Christic and Patristic Baptism, then provides a detailed explanation. Delving into the doctrine and history of Patristic baptism, Dale looks at the Gospels, Acts, and Corinthians extensively.

Studies on the Baptismal Question

  • Publisher: H. A. Young & Co
  • Publication Date: 1879
  • Pages: 433

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Published in 1879, Studies on the Baptismal Question by David B. Ford offers an in-depth look at work and theories of James Wilkinson Dale regarding the subject of baptism. Perfectly complementing the four resources written by Dale, Ford’s writings detail various doctrines and methods of baptism and include a critical analysis of Dale’s work.

Product Details

  • Title: Inquiry Into the Usage of Baptizo
  • Authors: James Wilkinson Dale and David B. Ford
  • Publisher: William Rutter & Co. and H. A. Young & Co
  • Volumes: 5
  • Pages: 2,760

About James Wilkinson Dale

James Wilkinson Dale was born in Delaware on October 16, 1812. A graduate of University of Pennsylvania, he went on to study theology and medicine at Andover, Princeton, and then University of Pennsylvania once again. Involved with both the American Bible Society and the temperance movement, Dale also became an ordained pastor. He is best known for his highly academic writings on the subject of baptism. Dale died in 1881.