Religious and Cultural Boundaries between Vikings and Irish: The Evidence of Conversion. By. Medievalists.net. – July 19, 2013 Posted in: Articles · Viking raids in Ireland Religious and Cultural … Nevertheless in this paper I seek to argue that vikings of Dublin began to adopt christianity at an early stage, although the process of conversion was protracted and possibly uneven across social ranks. The stereotype of Hiberno-Scandinavians as staunch heathens may need revision.