Values Of Christianity In Beowulf

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There are certain values that change and remain the same after a 1000 year. Values is a person's principles or standards of behavior; one's judgment of what is important in life. One of the values would be Christianity for example, this value is the religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, or its beliefs and practices. Another value would be culture, which means the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively. Christianity has played a big role in the Anglo-Saxon, at the time majority were believers. In Beowulf it says Afterwards a boy-child was sent to Shield, a cub in the yard, a comfort sent by God to that nation. He knew what they had tooled, the long times and troubles they'd come through without a leader; so the Lord of Life, the glorious Almighty, made this man renowned. (12-17) Throughout Beowulf, whenever any great men manage to achieve heroic feats, the narrator will be careful to attribute their prowess to God's favor and divine plan. Christianity is still the same in today’s world, me being a Christian I can relate to Beowulf because like Beowulf I acknowledge God as my protector. I also believe that early success, given by God, must be treated with humbleness. This value is still a value today after a 1000 years because till this day you can find different philosophy’s of Christianity. “Treat my sons with tender care, be strong and kind. Here each comrade is true to the other, loyal to lord,

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