Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who holds that immersion is essential to Christian baptism. See Baptist, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Eccl.) One who holds the doctrine that immersion is essential to Christian baptism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun theology One who holds the doctrine that immersion is an essential part of Christian baptism.

Etymologies

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immersion +‎ -ist

Examples

  • From EQ, through half a dozen others, to WoW I've always been in the same kinds of RP-oriented guilds more "immersionist" than strict RP, really.

    Attitudes to RMT

  • The short form of the sim/immerse thing is embodied in the quote “The theory is that the immersionist experiences what the character experiences, while the simulationist only pretends to, logically deducing what the character would do next.”

    On Immersion « Geek Related

  • (I currently run a local LARP game, Cambridge University Treasure Trap, and have played and run a lot of tabletop too – currently playing a UA online game and running a fairly ‘board-game’ style game of 4e; I consider myself an immersionist as a player and would like to hear how to make it happen more in tabletop …)

    On Immersion « Geek Related

  • It clarifies how in some ways simulation can be an immersion substitute – “The theory is that the immersionist experiences what the character experiences, while the simulationist only pretends to, logically deducing what the character would do next.”

    On Immersion « Geek Related

  • Unlike the immersionist approach these handles do not gain a personal history and a personal status.

    RL in SL (opinion by Owen Kelly)

  • Unlike the immersionist approach these handles do not gain a personal history and a personal status.

    Archive 2007-06-03

  • Personally I do think that there are very interesting pedagogical avenues to explore in an immersionist world, but this approach may not suit many people; and may not even be possible in many institutions.

    Archive 2007-06-03

  • It is a question of whether you are an immersionist or an augmenter.

    RL in SL (opinion by Owen Kelly)

  • I suspect not, because she too is an immersionist.

    RL in SL (opinion by Owen Kelly)

  • Personally I do think that there are very interesting pedagogical avenues to explore in an immersionist world, but this approach may not suit many people; and may not even be possible in many institutions.

    RL in SL (opinion by Owen Kelly)

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