The Parish Church System and the Religious Life of Norse Greenlanders in Medieval Times - YouTube Video
Friday, October 09, 2020, 02:00pm

The Parish Church System and the Religious Life of Norse Greenlanders in Medieval Times 

Friday October 9,  2020 at 2 pm     

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Presenter: Kristinja Gunnars

The Parish Church System and the Religious Life of Norse Greenlanders in Medieval Times

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Which came first:  the settlement of Greenland or the Christianization of Greenland?  Ms. Gunnars explores the history of Christianity in Greenland, the proposed classes of churches, and the impact of Christianity on northern Europe.  Following Ms. Gunnars' presentation are photos from Greenland, so make sure you stay until you see "the end"!

Kristjana Gunnars

 Kristjana Gunars is Professor Emeritus of the University of Alberta, Canada, and is currently Guest Professor at the University of Iceland in the Department of Humanities.  She has also been awarded visiting positions in Norway and Germany.  She is the author of several works of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, as well as academic articles on topics of literature and literary theory.  Kristjana has been active translating Icelandic into English since the 1970s working with both Icelandic writers and poets.

 

 

 

 

 

Location YouTube Video embedded in the LEIFMN.org website