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The Christian Coloring in the Beowulf
2l H MUNRO CHADWICK
LEVIN L SCHUCKING
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allegorical allusions ancient Anglo-Saxon audience Augustine baptism battle Bede Beowulf Beowulf poet Breca C. L. Wrenn Caedmon Cain century character Christ Christian contrast criticism Danes Danish darkness death devil doctrine dragon drihten epic episode evil expression fate fight formula Geatish Geats Germanic giants glory God's Godes Gregory Grendel Grendel's mother hall Harrowing of Hell heathen hell Heorot Heremod hero heroic HroSgar Hrothgar Hrunting Hygd Hygelac Ibid idea ideal Ingeld interpretation J. R. R. Tolkien king Klaeber lines literary literature Lord malitia mcegen meaning metod monsters narrative ofer Old English pagan parallel passage perhaps poem poet's poetic poetry pride reference sapientia et fortitudo Satan Scripture Scyld seems sermon singers song spirit story suggest Sutton Hoo sword symbol theme things thought tion Tolkien tradition treasure tree Unferth verse victory waes Whitelock Widsith Wiglaf wisdom wise words Wuffingas wulf wyrd