Religious Culture and the Power of Tradition in the Early Medieval West

Yitzhak Hen*

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Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationA Companion to the Medieval World
EditorsCarol Lansing, Edward D. English
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405109222
StatePublished - 25 Feb 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Interaction between culture and religion
  • Interaction between culture and religion in medieval West - "official" and "popular" manifestations of religio-cultural phenomena
  • Interaction between religion and culture - in history of early medieval West
  • Paganism, Christianity, and conversion of Europe
  • Phenomenological approach - pursued by historians of religious culture
  • Religion and political ideology, post-Roman world inheriting Roman imperial tradition of political thought
  • Religious culture and power of tradition in early Medieval West
  • Temporal cycle of liturgy - commemorating events in Christ's life

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