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Germanic Mission
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The Germanic Mission was a complex process extending over almost a millennium. In about 180 Irenaeus of Lyons mentions churches in Germania (Adv. haer. 1.10.2); in the 12th century, the Germanic mission en…

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Haendler, Gert, “Germanic Mission”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 02 April 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_G45>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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