Originally posted by Martin Marprelate
A little earlier than that, I think.Its not until post-anabaptism that we begin to have a "controversy" surrounding mode.
'Baptize in the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, in running water. If you have no running water, baptize in other water; if you cannot baptize in cold water, use warm. If you have neither, pour water on the head thrice.......' (Didache VII. Early 2nd Century.