baptism for the dead


baptism for the dead
: the baptism of a living person as proxy for one who has died unbaptized (as practiced in modern times by Mormons)

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the baptism of a living person in the place of and for the sake of one who has died unbaptized: now practiced chiefly by Mormons.

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baptism for the dead noun
The vicarious baptism of a living for an unbaptized dead Christian
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Main Entry:baptize

Useful english dictionary. 2012.