The Emigrants - Chapter 5, Åke Returns From The Insane Asylum Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5, Åke Returns From The Insane Asylum Summary

In Chapter 5, Danjel Andreasson starts practicing Åke Svenson's faith when Jesus Christ and Åke appears in front of him, who tells Danjel to continue his previous mission. Danjel experiences his rebirth in Christ. He stops manufacturing the alcoholic drink brännvin and swearing and shares his possessions with the poor, including notorious drunkards.

His wife worries that he is going to end up in a lunatic asylum, just like Åke Svenson, especially tha Danjel stops locking his house and abstains from marital sex. She knows that she has to obey her husband as the Bible says. When she also experiences rebirth, she agrees with Danjel's teachings.

The local pastor, Dean Brusander, condemns Danjel's practices claiming that they can only be conducted in church. If branvin and other alcoholic beverages are no...

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