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Crowley's Notes Toward a Baptism Ritual

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This is a transcription of the notes toward an E.G.C. baptism ritual from the unpublished diaries of Aleister Crowley (August 10, 1921 e.v.):

    Ideas about our baptismal ceremony
  1. All born free -- quote Law.
  2. [illegible]
  3. CCXX about children.
  4. Object of rite.
  5. Address to mother, who abandons the Child & goes out.
  6. Address to Godfathers and Godmothers, who swear to defend child's freedom and initiate it.
  7. They swear this.
  8. The Creed.
  9. "I will" to this.
  10. I will do my own will, etc.
  11. Grant, etc.
  12. Consecrates Water and wine.
  13. Name child.
  14. Baptize with Water.
  15. Baptize with wine.
  16. Reception
  17. Pater Noster. / exhortation and applause.

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