A Thousand Years Of Christianity In Hungary – Hungariae Christianae Millennium

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A Thousand Years Of Christianity In Hungary – Hungariae Christianae Millennium

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Paperback: 120 pages
Publisher: Hungarian Catholic Episcopal Conference (2002)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9630095793
ISBN-13: 978-9630095792

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Weight 1600 g

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A Thousand years of Christianity in Hungary by Pál Cséfalvay / Hungariae Christianae Millennium / Hungarian Catholic Episcopal Conference 2002

English Summary:
Hungarians joined European Christian culture one thousand years ago. The adoption of Christianity entailed a change in our way of life, and the Church played a crucial role in this adjustment. After converting, the once nomadic, pastoral people built churches and monasteries, which were decorated by masters from home and abroad and furnished with beautiful devotional objects crafted by talented artists. Our country warmly welcomed foreigners: Benedictine, Cistercian, and Franciscan monks as well as Italian, German, French and Byzantine missionaries, from whom our people gained knowledge of the Christian beliefs and acquired the power of faith.