‘Traditional’ Irish Marriage(s) in Early Medieval Ireland

“The story of Christianity in general, let alone within Ireland, is one of constant adaptation, innovation and  redefinition- something sadly lost on many modern day practitioners and a hierarchy who believe, naively, in a regurgitated fairytale version of a pseudo-universal, unchanging, ‘institution’ stretching back to the figure of an illiterate Judean fisherman called Shim’on/Petrus via the figure of a Romano-British teenager stained with the stigma of homosexuality. The actual story of ‘traditional marriage(s) in Ireland, like today, is far more complex, varied, splintered and diverse.”

via ‘Traditional’ Irish Marriage(s) in Early Medieval Ireland.


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