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The Vikings I



with Michael Drout, Sarah Croix, Morten Søvsø & Søren Michael Sindbæk

The Vikings – their origins, exploits, culture, religion and – perhaps the best-kept Viking secret – their eventual decision (and it was their decision) to become Christians.

Meet our guests

Søren Sindbæk is a Professor in the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies at Aarhus University in Denmark. He has, among other things, uncovered how cities worldwide were connected to each other in the Viking Age, and what the widespread networks meant for development.

Morten Søvsø is Chief Curator and Head of Archaeology at the Museum of Southwest Jutland, based in Ribe, Denmark. 

Sarah Croix is Assistant Professor at the School of Culture and Society, Center for Urban Network Evolution, Aarhus University. She has a particular research interest in Vikings and Medieval Denmark archaeology. 

Michael Drout is Professor of English; Chair, English Department; Director of the Center for the Study of the Medieval at Wheaton College, Massachusetts. He is the creator of The Modern Scholar audio series: The Norsemen – Understanding Vikings and Their Culture.


For a full transcript of this episode, click here.

This episode was sponsored by Zondervan’s new book Four Views of Heaven edited by Michael Wittmer.

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