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a Christian sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth

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66) For example, more than at any previous time, the BU is open to the development of ecumenical relationships, and this has been assisted by a considerable amount of baptismal pragmatism.
Johnson, the editor of Living Water, Sealing Spirit: Readings on Christian Initiation (Liturgical Press) and author and editor of other books, spelled out implications of baptismal spirituality.
Documents are required to be brought along for the application process, including the child's birth certificate; current council tax notice; Roman Catholic baptismal certificate, if applicable; mortgage statement or rental agreement for a period of at least one year; and a child benefit statement.
She said: "The most significant part was being given a baptismal certificate with my legal name on it.
Before he left the country for his study in Spain, Josue recalled that there was a time when he encountered the "Bacarra box 1" containing 1702 baptismal entries with the towns Bangbang, Adang, and Vera in it.
Accused refused to say how he obtained the forged baptismal certificate, which purported to have been issued at a Dublin church.
Though my baptismal certificate is a bit yellowed and tattered, I carry it with me wherever I go.
During the service members of the congregation renewed baptismal vows.
As the great revivals of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries shifted soteriological language toward personal salvation, they similarly altered Baptist understanding and articulation of baptismal theology in America.
For the most part, the water is clear, clean and an appropriate symbol for expressing the baptismal cleansing by which sins are forgiven and the newly initiated are incorporated into Christ and the church.
Mormons assert that their baptismal acts are not forced.
Therefore, priests should not alter the sex listed in parish baptismal records.
Part 1 serves as a primer in ecumenical ecclesiology and sacramentology, surveying the baptismal practice, theology, and liturgy of 18 churches.
Existing elements, including stained glass windows, baptismal font, and artwork needed to be integrated into the design.
It is no small feat to wade through so carefully and authoritatively the varieties of baptismal rites and interpretations, not only in the early and medieval periods, but especially in the second volume, that is, in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries, a time period often ignored by scholars of liturgical history.