Beowulf Essay | Christian Story with Bits of Paganism

Gareth Hinds
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Christian Story with Bits of Paganism

Summary: My essay is about Beowulf and whether or not it is a Christian piece of literature or a pagan piece.
The story "Beowulf" is thought to have been written by Christian monks. But the story could be either a Christian story, or a Pagan story. Scholars have argued that the author of "Beowulf" relates the story to Christianity in some ways. He talks about Cain, and the flood. The only people during this time that can read are Christians. In other ways the author relates it to Paganism. The story has trolls, and idols, and sacrifices to things other than God. Also the story talks about giants fighting wars with God, which is not mentioned in the bible. This story seems to be Christian with bits and pieces of paganism thrown in.

Beowulf is a story about a king who hires Beowulf to fight a monster, named Grendel. King Hrothgar of Denmark, builds a great mead-hall, called Heorot, where his warriors can gather to drink, receive gifts from their lord...

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