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In some Christian movements, particularly in Evangelicalism, to be born again is a popular phrase referring to "spiritual rebirth", or a regeneration of the human spirit from the Holy Spirit, contrasted with physical birth.

See also

  • Altar call – invitation to become a Christian; given at a church service or event
  • Baptismal regeneration – overview of doctrinal debate about the effect of the baptism rite
  • Born-again virgin – a person who, though not still a virgin, chooses to live as one
  • Dvija, or twice-born – in Hinduism, a person who has formally taken on the roles of one of the first three castes
  • Evangelism – the preaching of the Christian Gospel to others with the object of conversion
  • Justus Velsius – a 16th-century Dutch dissident who promoted the view that through a new birth man could become like Christ
  • Monergism – the belief that being born again is entirely God's work (and not the believer's work)
  • Sinner's prayer – the prayer of a person seeking forgiveness and wanting to become a Christian




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