Arthurian Literature and Christianity: Notes from the by Peter Meister

By Peter Meister

meant as "the different bookend" to Jessie Weston's paintings a few 80 years previous, this essay assortment presents a cautious evaluation of contemporary scholarship on attainable overlap among Arthurian literature and Christianity. From Ritual to romance and Notes, taken jointly, bracket modern inquiry into the connection (if any) among Jesus and Arthur. T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land" is the following considered as one strand becoming a member of this subject to many a contemporary literary riddle (such because the which means of the time period "postmodernism"). with no reprinting paintings available in different places and not topic to revision via discussion with fellow members, Notes makes an attempt to do justice to either side in 20th century exploration of christianity's contribution to an paintings shape that's additionally grounded in early ecu polytheism ("paganism").

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