The Future of Confirmation: A Proposal

Jeffrey A. Truscott

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2002

Issue: The Body of Christ (Vol. 22, No 2, Spring, 2002)

Confirmation is neither the mature ratification of vows made by parents at infant baptism nor any form of entrance into church membership. It should be instead a commissioning for service in the church, and the confirmation rite should make this clear.

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