affusion


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the act of baptizing someone by pouring water on their head

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I went for the 20-minute Affusion Shower (BD25) where warm droplets of seawater fell like a fine rain on my outstretched body as the therapist gave me a toe to head massage.
Patristic writers allowed affusion in clinical baptism, although it seems to have involved a considerable amount of water poured over the patient.
The Rainforest trail is an experiential journey through 16 unique hydrothermal therapy experiences*: Rain Walk, Sole Therapy, Aroma Steam, Nature's Glow & Touch, Bucket Drench Shower, Sensory Shower, Affusion Shower, Brine Cavern, Grotto Steam, Ice Igloo, Herbal Sauna, Sauna, Tropical Rain Shower, Sole Therapy Cross-Current Walk, Vitality Pool and Hammam.
The Rainforest trail is an experiential journey through 16 unique hydrothermal therapy experiences: Rain Walk, Sole Therapy, Aroma Steam, Nature's Glow & Touch, Bucket Drench Shower, Sensory Shower, Affusion Shower, Brine Cavern, Grotto Steam, Ice Igloo, Herbal Sauna, Sauna, Tropical Rain Shower, Sole Therapy Cross-Current Walk, Vitality Pool and Hammam.
His "discovery" of widely available and largely unused primary documents from the early period of Baptist history made him aware of what was indisputable by the standards of historical scholarship--Baptists practiced baptism by affusion for the first decades of their existence and adopted immersion only after having been a movement for several years.
Hippocrates wrote in his Aphorisms, 'Swellings and pains in the joints, without ulceration, those of a gouty nature, and sprains are generally improved by a copious affusion of cold water, which reduces the swelling, and removes the pain' (20,21).