Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

26.8.1647 (Thursday 26 August 1647)

document 70002710

26. rode to Mr Whitings had conference about baptism of the infants of scandalous and ignorant persons in the church, and we resolved in the affirmative as not finding the faith of the immediate parent required as a scriptural qualifications in ecclesia constituta, thought it was in constituenda. and therefore your children holy, because the children of one parent believing. returned safe home to god be praise