"Monkey Business"? On the History of Confirmation

Hans Wiersma

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/2018

Issue: Confirmation (Vol. 38, No 1, Winter, 2018)

Confirmation has a long and complicated history, from a time of instruction in the early church to a sacrament in the medieval church, to Christian education for youth in the modern church. There are many historical modes to draw on for the future of Confirmation

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