From the January/February, 2018 issue of Touchstone
history christianity conversion Vikings Under the Son by Timothy J. Burbery


Vikings Under the Son

Timothy J. Burbery on Ragnarök, an Extreme Weather Event & the Paths to Conversion

One way to foster evangelism is to reflect on conversion stories, and among the most inspiring of these are the accounts of  how the Vikings came to faith. If ever there was a people group less likely, humanly speaking, to respond to the Prince of Peace, the violent, imperialistic Norsemen were it. Their storied navigational skills, which enabled them to discover North America centuries before Columbus, were matched only by the notorious cruelty with which they treated their victims.

True, . . .

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