baptism, immersion, sprinkling, ceremonial, jews, septuagint, levites, st. luke
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A striking diversity exists in the Christian Church with reference to the mode of administering the rite of Baptism. Broadly speaking, the Eastern Church baptizes by immersion, the Western Church by pouring or sprinkling.
Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Luke 11:38; Mark 7:4; Hebrews 9:10; Ecclesiastes 34:25; Numbers 8:6-7; Exodus 29:4, 21; Numbers 19:18-19; Numbers 19:13; Leviticus 14:7-9; Daniel 4:33; 2 Kings 5:10, 14;
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Baepler, Walter A.
"The Mode of Baptism,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 10, Article 57.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol10/iss1/57