trine immersion


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Noun1.trine immersion - baptism by immersion three times (in the names in turn of the Trinity)trine immersion - baptism by immersion three times (in the names in turn of the Trinity)
immersion - a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged
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Baptism, and more particularly baptism by forward trine immersion, has been and continues to be a defining feature of Brethren identity.
Sometimes this trine immersion was explained in terms of identification with Christ's three days from burial to resurrection (Romans 6:3-11), sometimes in terms of the trinity mentioned in the basic command of Jesus in Matthew 28:19, 20.
The book investigates the events, people and ideas that shaped the beginnings of the Brethren movement, which took concrete form in 1708 with the baptism by trine immersion of eight people in Schwarzenau, Germany.