The Letters of Saint Boniface

 
9781432571429: The Letters of Saint Boniface

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St. Boniface, the early eighth-century English cleric who became known as "Apostle to the Germans," was an important agent in the conversion of the North German tribes from paganism to Christianity. He numbered among his correspondents the popes as well as colleagues in England, France, and Rome. His letters provide unique insights into the religious, ecclesiastical, political, and social history of early medieval Europe.

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Saint Boniface, the early eighth-century English cleric who became known as the "Apostle to the Germans", was an important agent in the conversion of the North Germanic tribes from paganism to Christianity. He also devoted his efforts to organizing and concentrating all of Germanic Christendom under the leadership of Rome. He counted the popes among his correspondents, as well as colleagues in England, France, and Rome. His letters provide unique insights into the religious, ecclesiastical, political, and social history of early medieval Europe.

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