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- adj. Not baptized.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not baptized; hence, figuratively, unhallowed; profane.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not having undergone the Christian ritual of baptism
Let me but look upon my own flesh and blood, let me baptize the unbaptized with my tears, and I shall feel this horrible load removed from my heart. "
For she bids us commit to the earth the corpses of all who die not "unbaptized," "excommunicate," or wilful suicides, and who are willing to lie in our consecrated ground; giving thanks to God that our dear brother has been delivered from the miseries of this sinful world, and in sure and certain hope of the resurrection to eternal life.
He requested that the new 'unbaptized' visitors come to the front so that they could receive some literature and a special prayer.
Actually, the Inquisition reserved * all* its attacks for people who were, at least nominally, “other Christians,” since it had no jurisdiction over unbaptized persons.
The ultimate consequence of this idea, and one that Augustine did not shirk from, was that unbaptized infants are damned.
I wonder if EA's version will feature a gigantic skull vomiting unbaptized babies.
So Necromancers, who had previously been properly relagated to working black magic using bits of dead bodies and unbaptized infants started raising the dead in large numbers.
Actually, the Inquisition reserved *all* its attacks for people who were, at least nominally, “other Christians,” since it had no jurisdiction over unbaptized persons.
In The Inferno, Virgil guides Dante through the underworld, comprising nine concentric circles that represent varying degrees of condemnation, from the unbaptized in Limbo to traitorous Satan at the center.
My grandmother was thrilled, her joy tempered only by the extreme embarrassment of having had an unbaptized child in the household for so long.
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