- Infant Baptism
- The practice of baptising the children of Christian parents in infancy.
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Infant baptism — Water is poured on the head of an infant held over the baptismal font of a Catholic church Infant baptism is the practice of baptising infants or young children. In theologic … Wikipedia
Infant Baptism — If the Church were simply a voluntary society founded on the Bible, as is commonly supposed, there would be no special reason why Infants should be baptized, except as a matter of sentiment. If, on the other hand, the Church is a Divine… … American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia
infant baptism — Детское крещение … Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов
Baptism — • One of the Seven Sacraments of the Christian Church; frequently called the first sacrament , the door of the sacraments , and the door of the Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Baptism Baptism … Catholic encyclopedia
Baptism of desire — (Latin Baptismus Flaminis) is a teaching of the Roman Catholic Church explaining that those who desire baptism, but are not baptized with water through the Christian ritual, because of death, nevertheless bring about the fruits of Baptism, if… … Wikipedia
Baptism of infants — ; infant Baptism Following a centuries old tradition, Baptism is conferred upon infants whose parents are Christian; Christian parents and godparents make a profession of faith on behalf of children who are to be baptized and pledge to bring… … Glossary of theological terms
Baptism — This article is about the Christian religious ceremony. For other uses, see Baptism (disambiguation). Baptism of Neophytes by Masaccio, 15th century, Brancacci Chapel, Florence.[ … Wikipedia
Infant communion — Part of the series on Communion also known as The Eucharist , The Lord s Supper Divine Liturgy or Sacrament Theology Real Presence Transubstantiation Transignification Sacramental Union Memorialism Consubstantiation Impanation Consecrat … Wikipedia
baptism — baptismal /bap tiz meuhl/, adj. baptismally, adv. /bap tiz euhm/, n. 1. Eccles. a ceremonial immersion in water, or application of water, as an initiatory rite or sacrament of the Christian church. 2. any similar ceremony or action of initiation … Universalium
Baptism, Christian — An ordinance immediately instituted by Christ (Matt. 28:19, 20), and designed to be observed in the church, like that of the Supper, till he come. The words baptize and baptism are simply Greek words transferred into English. This was… … Easton's Bible Dictionary