Presentation on theme: "Conversion and Baptism 1.Baptism in the New Testament. 2.The earliest known house church (Dura Europos). 3.The Apostolic Tradition, 16-23 (discussion)."— Presentation transcript:
Conversion and Baptism 1.Baptism in the New Testament. 2.The earliest known house church (Dura Europos). 3.The Apostolic Tradition, (discussion). 4.The structure of patristic catechumenate in the Fourth Century.
Baptism in the NT Baptism of John Baptism of Jesus Apostle Philip baptizes Ethiopian eunuch Philip preaching to eunuch. Decani monastery. Serbia.
The Earliest Surviving Christian Church. Dura Europos, East Syria, 231/5 A.D.
First baptismal font: bathtub remodeled (Dura Europos)
Baptism as burial with Christ
Neoniano baptistery. Ravenna, early 5 th c.
Map 2 nd c.
Baptism of Jesus
Roman general with a tattoo on his forehead Compare the sign of the cross made on the initiate’s forehead in baptism.