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Kristin's Courage in the Plague

Here you will find an interesting article about Kristin Lavransdatter's attitude to the pandemic of her own time: the Black Death. It draws on her overcoming fear of death (as depicted by Sigrid Undset at the end of the third book of the trilogy, The Cross, and encourages some comparisons to be made to the era of COVID-19.

Source: Hans Boersma, "Courage during the Plague", in First Things (February 7, 2022).

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