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In Christianity, baptism (from Greek βαπτίζω baptizo: "immersing", "performing ablutions", i.e., ritual washing) is the ritual act, with the use of water, by which a person is admitted to membership of the Church. The New Testament reports that Jesus himself was baptized.
The usual form of baptism among the earliest Christians was for the candidate to be immersed totally or partially. While John... Full
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