Augustine And Religion

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St Augustine was one of the fathers of the early Christian Church. He was responsible for the growing presence of Christians. Augustine did so by sending missionaries to the pagan-populated land of the Saxon tribes in England. Christians had feared the land because of the conquerors who lived there.. However, Augustine was able to convert these conquerors to Christianity. According to Catholic Online, “King Æthelberht converted to Christianity and allowed the missionaries to preach freely, giving them land to found a monastery outside the city walls.” (Brooks Early History of the Church of Canterbury pp. 4–5) St Augustine’s spreading of he Christian faith had an effect on the English language because Latin was the language of religion and learning
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