Bibliography

Books

Bales, Susan Ridgely, When I Was a Child: Children’s Interpretations of First Communion, Chapel Hill, NC, The University of North Carolina Press, 2005.

Brownson, James V., The Promise of Baptism: An Introduction to Baptism in Scripture and the Reformed Tradition, Grand Rapids, MI, Eerdman’s Publishing, 2007.

Carroll, Jackson W. and Wade Clark Roof, Bridging Divided Worlds: Generational Cultures in Congregations, San Fancisco, CA, Jossey-Bass, 2002.

Dean, Kendra Creasy and Ron Foster, The Godbearing Life: The Art of Soul Tending for Youth Ministry, Nashville, TN, Upper Room Books, 1998.

Gallant, Tim, Feed My Lambs: Why the Lord’s Table Should be Restored to Children, Pactum Reformanda Publishing, 2002, available from the author.

Keeley, Robert J., Helping Our Children Grow in Faith: How the Church Can Nurture the Spiritual Development of Kids, Grand Rapids, MI, Baker Books, 2008.

McGrail, Peter, First Communion: Ritual, Church and Popular Religious Identity, Hampshire, England and Burlington, VT, Ashgate Publishing, 2007.

Old, Hughes Oliphant, The Shaping of the Reformed Baptismal Rite in the Sixteenth Century, Grand Rapids, MI, Eerdman’s Publishing Co., 1992.

Osmer, Richard Robert, Confirmation: Presbyterian Practices in Ecumenical Perspective, Louisville, KY: Geneva Press, 1996.

Riggs, John W., Baptism in the Reformed Tradition: An Historical and Practical Theology [Columbia Series in Reformed Theology], Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002.

Turner, Paul, Ages of Initiation: The First Two Christian Millennia, Collegeville, MN, The Liturgical Press, 2000.

Vanderwell, Howard, ed., The Church of All Ages: Generations Worshiping Together, Herndon, VA, The Alban Institute, 2008.

Wright, David, What Has Infant Baptism Done to Baptism? An Enquiry at the End of Christendom, PaternosterPress, 2005.

Articles

“Baptized Children at the Lord’s Supper, Seven Universal Themes,” Reformed Youth Arena, (Published by REC), Vol.1, #2, December 1997.

Bierma, Lyle, “Children at the Lord’s Supper and Reformed Theology,” CTS FORUM, Spring, 2007.

Hielema, Syd, “Deep-in-the-Bones Belonging”, the Banner, June 2007.

Rylaarsdam, David, “United, Separated, Re-united – the Story of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper,” CTS FORUM, Spring, 2007.

Weima, Jeff, “Children at the Lord’s Supper and the Key Text of I Corinthians 11:17-34," CTS FORUM, Spring, 2007.

_______, “Eating the Bread & Drinking the Cup of the Lord in an Unworthy Manner (I Cor.11:17-34): What Paul was Really Saying to the Corinthians about Celebrating the Lord’s Supper.” (Lecture Notes)

Witvliet, John, “Children at the Table – Some Provisional Answers to the Practical Questions,” CTS FORUM, Spring, 2007

Venema, Cornelis, “The Old Testament Evidence Regarding the Participation of Children in Covenant Observances” (3 parts), The Outlook, 2006

_______, “The New Testament Evidence Regarding Paedocommunion,” (7 parts), The Outlook, 2006

________, “Paedocommunion and the Reformed Confessions,” (3 parts), The Outlook, 2007.

_______, “A Response to the Coppes-Gallant Exchange Regarding Paedocommunion,” The Confessional Presbyterian, Volume 3, 2007.

Winzer, Matthew, “The True History of Paedocommunion,” The Confessional Presbyterian, Volume 3, 2007.