Religion and Money: Economy of salvation in the Middle Ages. The objectives of this project is to investigate the relation between religion and money in a period that created the cultural preconditions for the rise of money economy, the birth of capitalism and the economy of salvation.
What is this project about?
In short, we try to understand the Economy of Salvation in medieval northern Europe through the study of archaeological, numismatic and documentary sources.
Who are we?
We are a group of scholars from United Kingdom, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway that are enthusiastic about church archaeology, coin finds in churches and the medieval church as institution.