6th Century

The Legends of Saint Augustine of Canterbury: The Myth Illuminates the Man

by Joshua B. Tuttle Saint Augustine of Canterbury[1] is regaled as the man who re-Christianized Britain.  Indeed, much of this reputation is deserved.  Though there remained a strong, organized, Christian presence, especially in Ireland, the link to Rome had been all but completely severed by Augustine’s time.  So, at the more…