COVID-19 Response at Fishpond

Read what we're doing...

The Germanization of Early Medieval Christianity
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

About the Author

James C. Russell received his doctorate in Historical Theology from Fordham University. He teaches at Saint Peter's College.

Reviews

"An intelligent synthesis of observations from a wide range of anthropological, historical, and other literature."--Catholic Historical Review "Highly interesting and challenging reading. An important contribution to research."--Theological Studies. "Russell develops a general model of religious change that ought to be of interest to anyone concerned with the sociology (or anthropology) of belief systems per se, let alone the history of the Church."--C. Scott Littleton, Occidental College. "Fascinating. It is a very important contribution to the growing awareness of the bright light of the 'Dark' Ages."--Ronald Murphy, Georgetown University "A provocative and admirable work."--Choice "Fascinating. It is a very important contribution to the growing awareness of the bright light of the `Dark' Ages."--Ronald Murphy, Georgetown University "There is far more to the book than simply a demonstration that Christianity was powerfully influenced by Germanic--and by extension, Indo-European--`world-accepting' religious ideas at a crucial phase in its evolution. Indeed, Russell develops a general model of religious change that ought to be of interest to anyone concerned with the sociology (or anthropology) of belief systems per se, let alone the history of the Church."--C. Scott Littleton, Occidental College "An intelligent synthesis of observations from a wide range of anthropological, historical, and other literature....[Russell's] ultimate mapping of the Germanizing shifts in early medieval Christian belief and praxis is done with a subtle eye to this particularization, its consequences, and the attempted undoing of it since the Second Vatican Council. The overall result is a statement of general religious historical interest and of equal relevance to the modern heirs of Christendom."--Catholic Historical Review "Highly interesting and challenging reading. An important contribution to research."--Theological Studies. "Russell's work is valuable."--Journal of World History "Insightfully treating the confrontation between Roman Christianity and Germanic paganism and its resolution, James C. Russell gets to the nub of the matter and provides a basis for a better understanding of what transpired. He thus provides his readers with conceptual tools that will assist them toward understanding other confrontations between Christianity and non-Christian cultures. It is an excellent contribution to early medieval and church history studies....Altogether stimulating and provocative." --The Historian "...this book rewards a patient reading."--Journal of Interdisciplinary History "[The book] has achieved a solid mastery of the relevant literature."--American Journal of Sociology "...An interesting and provocative read."--History

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Germanization of Early Medieval Christianity: A Sociohistorical Approach to Religious Transformation on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top