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Literarna ostavština krstjana Bosanske crkve i dualistički svjetonazor
Literary Legacy of the Bosnian Church

Author(s): Marko Josipović
Subject(s): History, Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Cultural history, Middle Ages, Theology and Religion, South Slavic Languages, 6th to 12th Centuries, 13th to 14th Centuries, 15th Century
Published by: Institut za istoriju
Summary/Abstract: In this contribution, the author first constitutes that the krstjani of Bosnia and Hum were accused of heresy and that different documents and sources call and define it differently which makes historians’ judgements about their religion based on those sources vary. By browsing through their literary legacy which is, as expected, not sufficient for a precise identification of their religious character, especially since that legacy is very scarce and fragmentary, stems the fact that in the preserved recorded sources of krstjan provenance only occasionally arise terms and formulations with a colouring of moderate or, in fact, negligible mild dualism, for example in the glossas of Srećković’s anthology and in the well-known legend of creation of world and mankind. Based on the past research of this matter, it seems reasonable to argue that the mentioned krstjan sources do not contain reliable information on the dualism in the teaching of the Bosnian Church.

  • Page Range: 563-586
  • Page Count: 24
  • Publication Year: 2005
  • Language: Croatian