Chapter Ten. Conversions to Christianity

  1. Pauline Stafford Professor specialist
  1. Huw Pryce Professor

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch10

A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100

A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100

How to Cite

Pryce, H. (2009) Conversions to Christianity, in A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100 (ed P. Stafford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Liverpool University, UK

Author Information

  1. Bangor University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106283

Online ISBN: 9781444311020

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Keywords:

  • conversions to Christianity;
  • The Church in Early Irish Society;
  • De Excidio Britanniae, monk Gildas condemning British secular rulers;
  • Palladius, providing ministry to Christian community;
  • Columbanus, regarding Palladius as apostle of Irish;
  • conversion of English;
  • Anglo-Saxon paganism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historiographical Approaches

  • The British Church

  • The Conversion of Ireland

  • The Conversion of the English

  • Conclusion

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography