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A-Z: General definitions: Baptistery
TranslationGreek: Baptizo, 'to immerse' or 'dip'.
Big ideas: Baptism
1. Term for a worshipping community of Christians. 2. The building in which Christians traditionally meet for worship. 3. The worldwide community of Christian believers.
Generally a large and magnificent place of Christian worship that houses the 'cathedra' (the bishop's chair or throne).
The immersion in or pouring over of water, in the name of God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, to signify the washing away of away of sin. Baptism in Christian churches marks the acceptance of the baptised child or adult into the church.
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