Chapter Eleven. Church Organization and Pastoral Care

  1. Pauline Stafford Professor specialist
  1. Thomas Pickles Fellow Lecturer doctoral

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch11

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

Pickles, T. (2009) Church Organization and Pastoral Care, 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.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Liverpool University, UK

Author Information

  1. St. Catherine's College, Oxford, UK

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:

  • church organization and pastoral care;
  • Alcuin's letter, recognizing outward acceptance and genuine faith;
  • modern social theorists, distinguishing adoption, Christianization, and spiritual conversion;
  • monumentalization of burial;
  • Sutton Hoo, sharing strong topographical similarities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Christianization

  • Bishops, Sees, and Dioceses

  • Religious Communities

  • Conclusion

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography