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By Martin Schwarz Lausten

ISBN-10: 0754603075

ISBN-13: 9780754603078

The statement written at the nice Stone of Jelling is that it used to be Harold (Bluetooth) who switched over the Danes to Christianity in c.965. during this complete survey, Martin Schwarz Lausten charts the fortunes of the church in Denmark from its very beginnings to the current day. beginning with the pagan society of the Vikings, Lausten describes how the Danes have been brought to the hot faith sooner than Harald's enthronement via their touch with Christian investors and missionaries, and within the encounters of the Viking raiders with Christian tradition in France and England. Drawing on a wealth of manuscript, revealed and pictorial assets, the publication information how Church and Royal energy reworked an old peasant society right into a standard medieval kingdom. Following chapters research the effect of Luther and the Reformation on Danish society, and the shift within the struggles for authority among the Church and the kingdom. The effect of the Humanist circulate and the eu Enlightenment also are tested in complete, including the problems they raised resembling how the Church used to be to talk to the trendy guy who not took at face worth the authority of the Bible. Lausten brings his survey correct as much as present occasions with an outline of the nineteenth-century revivalist hobbies, the Danish Church's reaction to the Jewish query through the German career, via to the current day institution of the People's Church.

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