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St. Boniface
A look at the ministry of St. Boniface in Germany.
# 122553 | 2,250 words | 37 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (European) , Religion and Theology (Christianity)

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This paper examines the vita of St. Boniface as it relates to the evangelization of Germany and the frontier. The text by Willibald is evaluated, other historians in the hagiography are quoted, and the paper ends by explaining how Boniface represents civilization. The paper also show how St. Boniface's life represents an encounter between societies.

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"The Christianization of Germanic peoples and the settling of the frontier in ... B.C. were the work primarily of St Boniface who has been called one of the founders of Christian Europe in the Middle Ages. St Boniface, the English Benedictine monk known as the Apostle of Germany, was tasked by Pope Gregory II to bring Christianity to the Saxons living on the eastern fringe of the Frankish kingdom, a task he undertook willingly as one who had been preparing for just such an opportunity..."

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