Of Water and the Spirit

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Learned how early Christians were introduced into a completely new worldview/community. Of Water and the Spirit EPUB EBook
The candidates for Baptism…were progressively introduced into the life of the Church by special rites which included exorcisms, prayers, explanations of the Holy Scripture, etc.This preparation involved the entire community, which thus was preparing itself for the reception of the new members.(p. 15)

Much of the tradition of Lent and Easter originally came out of the ceremonies of baptism.Lent was a 40 day preparation for the new members and the whole church.

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