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The motif Baptism in HCA : The Ice Maiden (1861)
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The motif Baptism in HCA : The Ice Maiden (1861)

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The motif Baptism is a part of: Ritual

Keywords:

Baptism, consecration, christianity, transformation

Description of this motif: Baptism with water is a wellknown ritual in the christian church, that can be traced back in time to the earliest christianity; St John the Baptist. Baptism is a consecration to Christ, his sacrificial death, Gods grace and forgiving and resurrection into eternal life.

Example :

Eighteen years before, when Babette was christened, that lady had lived in Bex, and had given Babette the valuable brooch she was wearing. Her godmother had written her twice, and this year they were to have met her here at Interlaken, where she was bringing her daughters; they were old maids, almost thirty, said Babette – she herself was just eighteen.

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