Definition of Affusion. Meaning of Affusion. Synonyms of Affusion

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Definition of Affusion

Affusion
Affusion Af*fu"sion ([a^]f*f[=u]"zh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. affusion.] The act of pouring upon, or sprinkling with a liquid, as water upon a child in baptism. Specifically: (Med) The act of pouring water or other fluid on the whole or a part of the body, as a remedy in disease. --Dunglison.

Meaning of Affusion from wikipedia

- Affusion (la. affusio) is a method of baptism where water is poured on the head of the person being baptized. The word "affusion" comes from the Latin...
- submersion) is a method of baptism that is distinguished from baptism by affusion (pouring) and by aspersion (sprinkling), sometimes without specifying whether...
- Aspersion is a method used in baptism as an alternative to immersion or affusion. The word is formed of the Latin aspergere, 'to sprinkle', of ad, 'to'...
- life). Furthermore, in cases of insufficient water it permits pouring (affusion), which it differentiates from immersion, using the Gr**** word ekcheō,...
- baptisms using a non-immersive method, such as aspersion (sprinkling) or affusion (pouring). The simplest of these fonts has a pedestal (about 1.5 metres...
- are different modes of baptism in Christianity, these include immersion, affusion (pouring), and aspersion (sprinkling). The way in which a person is baptized...
- exorcisms, laying on of hands, and recitation of a creed. In the West, Affusion became the normal mode of baptism between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries...
- typically only by immersion or pouring (also called affusion) and infant baptism by either immersion, affusion, and aspersion (sprinkling). Believer's baptism...
- use include pouring water three times on the forehead, a method called affusion. Martyrdom was identified early in Church history as "baptism by blood"...
- to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling). Baptist churches also generally subscribe to the tenets...
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