The motif Baptism is a part of: Ritual
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.
The boy was taken to church and was christened.