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The motif God in HCA : The Swan's Nest (1852)
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The motif God in HCA : The Swan's Nest (1852)

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God contains among others: The Holy Spirit

See also Allah, Divine light, God's Kingdom, heaven

Description of this motif: "God" is the God of christianity, which in the eyes of Andersen is the God of all people. Andersen's religious were not dogmatic, and he never accepted the dogma of the trinity; God is for Andersen one, and he never speaks of the Holy Ghost. He considered Jesus to be a chosen man.

Example :

Yes, our Lord protects the old Swan's Nest between the Baltic and the North Sea.

Comment on this quote: Belief in divine Providence for the nation of Denmark. Cf. Holger Danske.
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