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Denmark
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I. Mission and Christian Middle Ages – II. Reformation and Orthodoxy – III. Pietism and Enlightenment – IV. 19th and 20th Centuries

I. Mission and Christian Middle Ages

1. Missionary period

Christian mission had been active for almost 300 years before the country officially accepted Christianity. King Harald I was the first to be baptized (c. 965) and order that Christianity be adopted i…

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Lausten, Martin Schwarz, “Denmark”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_03379>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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