Role Of Christianity In Beowulf

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The signs of Christianity not only were seen in Beowulf himself but, were also seen in other characters of the story. Referenced before Beowulf’s companions are in some ways related to Jesuses 12 apostles. The specific role of his companions can be seen towards of the beginning of the epic when going to aid the Danes in freeing the people from a vicious monster named Grendel. The 12 apostles in biblical texts did the same in most cases; going to different villages preforming exorcisms and riding them of demons. While at the same time assisting Jesus or Beowulf in any way that they could. Even at the end of the epic before Beowulf sets of to fight the dragon which gives off a sense of Jesus by biding his men fair well “Men-at-arms, remain here
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