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Though but one phase in a longer process of Christianization that spanned several centuries, it is an aspect of Christian expansion that has received far less attention than it merits.
In this book, Bowes reconfigures traditional narratives of "the Christianization of the aristocracy" and "the Christianization of space" (220) and redefines some aspects of "Christianity's relationship with its Roman past" (222).
Cooper shows that the Christianization of marriage occurs during late antiquity and not the Middle Ages, as the previous generation of scholars of marriage, especially Georges Duby in The Knight, the Lady and the Priest (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993), has maintained.
Of the last two, humanity and Christianity, whose long history of association we have earlier suggested, the sixteenth-century Spaniard from Las Casas to Acosta could agree that the capacity of the Indian for Christianization, a process dependent upon the possession of a rational soul, became the definitive determinant of a native's actual humanity [71] But what we need to appreciate in this respect for Botero, and independently evinced in Spanish practice, is the association of these two with the apparent necessity of a rational civility, which would indicate that Christianity itself did not exhaust the civilizing process.
Kahlos offers discourse analysis as a corrective to early and mid-twentieth century narratives of Christianization.
Over the centuries, however, Christianization produced a church that was introverted, concerned merely about taking pastoral care of those who came to church, and conserving whatever influence it had in society.
Noting that the rule of law has replaced Christianization as ideological justification for Western wars of aggression and often- violent extraction of resources from weaker parties, Mattei (international and comparative law, U.
Christianization and Communication in Late Antiquity: John Chrysostom and His Congregation in Antioch.
Future application of the model to the efforts of Christianization in the Carolingian, Ottonian, and Salian-Stauflan dynasties is to be expected and hoped for, as it will allow for new aspects and a unifying approach.
Salzman challenges the view that the Christianization of the Roman Empire was accomplished primarily by the force of arms, and specifically by physical violence directed by Christians against pagans.
Scholars of the early Germanic script, and of texts written in it, examine the runic artefacts with the older runes, runic writing confronted with Latin literacy and Christianization, chronology and typology versus regional variation, methodology, and new challenges in the field.
I would single out the vignette on the perspectives of the infallibilists vis-a-vis Dupanloup (251-56), or the light cast on the French bishops' responses by the social history of Christianization and de-Christianization (268).