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New baptism service is doctrinally inadequate

From Miss Prudence Dailey

Sir, - There has been much discussion of the inadequacies of the proposed new baptism rite, but surprisingly little has been said about its most serious failing: namely, the lack of any clear statement of baptismal regeneration, the sacramental washing away of original sin, and rebirth in Christ, in baptism - a deficiency that also afflicts the current Common Worship baptism service.

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