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Old 07-19-2016, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Isilder View Post
Sects that require baptism of mature people are called "born again"...they believe that it has to be done as an adult, and that a hair wash at a font isn't the right way.
"An adult" isn't necessary in some sects. I was raised Southern Baptist, and was baptized when I was IIRC 9 years old. What was important was the idea that I was old enough to request it and to understand the nature of baptism and what it symbolized.