Baptism for the Dead by R. L. Dabney Baptism by admin - April 9, 2019April 9, 20190 (Appeared in the Christian Observer, February 3, 1897; vol. 84:5, pg. 10.) The instructive and almost exhaustive treatise of Dr. Beattie upon 1 Cor. 15:29 suggests still another explanation which readers may compare with those recited by him. I first heard this from that devout, learned and judicious exegete. Rev.