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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Fidejussores

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sureties, a title borrowed from the Roman law, and employed by Augustine to represent the office of sponsor. Baptism at an early period was considered in the light of a contract; and as many of the leaders in the early Church had, before their conversion, been engaged in the interpretation or administration of law, it was natural for them to use a term which they had been accustomed to employ in civil transactions. (See SPONSORS).


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Fidejussores'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/f/fidejussores.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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