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Rome, Putney, and ‘Father, Son, and Holy Spirit’ in the baptismal formula

From Canon Erik Wilson
Sir, — Contrary to the Revd Dr Giles Fraser (Comment, 7 March): the Vatican is surely right in insisting on the traditional Trinitarian baptismal formula “Father, Son, and Holy Spirit”.

The images used in the so-called “feminist” formulae are each common to other religions, and indeed in art and literature. To whom do the alternative baptismal terms “Creator, Redeemer, ...

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