Under the Cloak (2019)

Under the Cloak Jón Hnefill Aðalsteinsson Under the Cloak This book takes its title from the momentous decision of the Icelandic law giver Thorgeir in AD to adopt Christianity as the island s official religion According to tradition this was taken a
  • Title: Under the Cloak
  • Author: Jón Hnefill Aðalsteinsson
  • ISBN: 9789979543800
  • Page: 361
  • Format: Paperback
Under the Cloak Jón Hnefill Aðalsteinsson This book takes its title from the momentous decision of the Icelandic law giver, Thorgeir, in AD 1000, to adopt Christianity as the island s official religion According to tradition, this was taken as he lay under a cloak, presumably seeking inspiration from his, pagan, deities First published in 1979, the present edition expands its discussion of the background to thThis book takes its title from the momentous decision of the Icelandic law giver, Thorgeir, in AD 1000, to adopt Christianity as the island s official religion According to tradition, this was taken as he lay under a cloak, presumably seeking inspiration from his, pagan, deities First published in 1979, the present edition expands its discussion of the background to this peacable adoption of the new faith, and its growth under succeeding generations The author shows how tolerance and pragmatism were early features of the Icelandic church.
Under the Cloak Jón Hnefill Aðalsteinsson

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  1. Todd Keyser

    Well researched and written book on the subject matter of the Conversion of Iceland There is no better book on the subject.

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