immersionism

immersionism

[ih-mur-zhuh-niz-uhm, -shuh-]
noun
1.
the doctrine that immersion is essential to Christian baptism.
2.
the practice of baptism by immersion.

Origin:
1835–45; immersion + -ism

immersionist, noun
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immersionism (ɪˈmɜːʃəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
the doctrine that immersion is the only true and valid form of Christian baptism
 
im'mersionist
 
n

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