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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.

Example :

The boy was taken to church and was christened.
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