The religious administration of Constantine

Authors

  • Morten Warmind

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33356/temenos.73113

Abstract

Much of Håkan Rydving's work deals in one way or another with the influence of Christianity on the Saami-peoples. In my paper I explore how Constantine promoted Christianity through his time as emperor in the laws he issued. It is my argument, that Constantine really did nothing - or very little - that was without precedent, but that his careful method and his longevity as ruler was among the reasons for his success in creating the beginnings of a Christian Empire.

Author Biography

Morten Warmind

MORTEN WARMIND is Associate Professor of Sociology of Religion at the Department for Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen. E-mail: warmind@hum.ku.dk

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Published

2018-07-04

How to Cite

Warmind, M. (2018). The religious administration of Constantine. Temenos - Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion, 54(1), 47–62. https://doi.org/10.33356/temenos.73113