Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A new or second baptism.

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

  • noun A second baptism.

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  • noun A second or subsequent baptism; the act or ceremony of rebaptizing.

Etymologies

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re- +‎ baptism

Examples

  • There is no ordinance of "rebaptism" in the Church distinct in nature, form, or purpose, from other baptism; and, therefore, in administering baptism to a subject who has been formerly baptized, the form of the ceremony is exactly the same as in first baptisms.

    Jesus the Christ A Study of the Messiah and His Mission According to Holy Scriptures Both Ancient and Modern

  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints argued in numerous court filings that rebaptized members were given a “clean slate” through the exercise of the Mormon faith, and to allow a legal examination of actions prior to rebaptism was a violation of the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • From the moment of baptism or rebaptism, according to LDS belief, the sins of the past are literally washed away and can no longer be acknowledged.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints argued in numerous court filings that rebaptized members were given a “clean slate” through the exercise of the Mormon faith, and to allow a legal examination of actions prior to rebaptism was a violation of the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • Mormons who have been excommunicated, as Frank Curtis had been, may work through a period of repentance that ultimately leads to rebaptism and, once again, a clean slate.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • From the moment of baptism or rebaptism, according to LDS belief, the sins of the past are literally washed away and can no longer be acknowledged.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • It would be a violation of the Mormon faith to consider his history of molesting children prior to rebaptism in any decision to call him to a position within the church.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • The court, they argued, should not allow the Scott team to use any information on Frank Curtis prior to his rebaptism.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • Mormons who have been excommunicated, as Frank Curtis had been, may work through a period of repentance that ultimately leads to rebaptism and, once again, a clean slate.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • It would be a violation of the Mormon faith to consider his history of molesting children prior to rebaptism in any decision to call him to a position within the church.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

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