Baptism is a well-known Christian ordinance. However, less known are its pre-Christian origins. Listen to this short episode to learn a bit more about baptism, its symbolism, meaning, and history. Did you know that Answers is also a YouTube series? Watch episodes like this one and so many others right here. Also, you can subscribe to our YouTube channel by clicking here. Or you can check out Patheos' other podcast offerings here. Curious about religion? Explore the world's beliefs at Patheos.com or "Like" us on Facebook.