Chapter Twenty-Four. Pastoral Care and Religious Belief

  1. Pauline Stafford Professor specialist
  1. Catherine Cubitt Senior Lecturer

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch24

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

Cubitt, C. (2009) Pastoral Care and Religious Belief, 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.ch24

Editor Information

  1. Liverpool University, UK

Author Information

  1. University of York, 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:

  • pastoral care and religious belief;
  • Pastoral Care before the Parish;
  • “minster-model”, seeing religious communities as primary source of pastoral care;
  • Riagail Phátraic, describing duty of bishop in classic terms;
  • pastoral care in the localities;
  • mother-churches and growth of local church;
  • processes of conversion, resulting in two-way traffic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Bishops and Pastoral Care

  • Pastoral Care in the Localities

  • Mother-churches and the Growth of the Local Church

  • The Conversion of the Vikings

  • The Church and Lay Piety

  • Saints Cults

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography