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Published: 19 January 1995

144 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195097207

Bookseller Code (04)

The Saxon Savior

The Germanic Transformation of the Gospel in the Ninth-Century Heliand

G. Ronald Murphy, S.J.

This book is an interpretation of the art of the Heliand, a 9th-century Saxon epic poem in which the Christian Gospel of the four evangelists is reexpressed in Germanic terms.