Joseph H. Lynch
Joseph H. Lynch is Distinguished University Professor and Joe R. Engle Designated Professor of the History of Christianity at The Ohio State University. His previous books include The Medieval Church: A Brief History and Godparents and Kinship in Early Medieval Europe.
Ritual Sponsorship in Anglo-Saxon England
When Christianity spread from its Mediterranean base into the Germanic and Celtic north, it initiated profound changes, particularly in kinship relations and sexual mores. Joseph H. Lynch traces the introduction and assimilation of the concept...