baptism for the dead

noun

Definition of 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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“Baptism for the dead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baptism%20for%20the%20dead. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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