Who Are The Celtic Saints? by Kathleen KathleenWho Are The Celtic Saints? by Kathleen Kathleen

Who Are The Celtic Saints?

byKathleen Kathleen

Paperback | August 1, 2002

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In the revival of interest in Celtic spirituality, the stories of theCeltic saints have been retold, often festooned with legend andfolklore. The holy men and women who witnessed to the Christian faith with great courage and steadfastness in a very harsh 'world deserve better than this, argues Kathleen Jones, and inWho Are The Celtic Saints? she sets out discover the truth about these remarkable figures whose distinctive spirituality remainsan inspiration today.This unique and groundbreaking book, based on the historical records, attempts to recreate the real experiences of the saints of the Celtic Church - their dedication, their love of poetry and learning, their yearning for solitude, their contemplation of the Creator through creation, their urgency in preaching and in mission.Who Are The Celtic Saints? gives a compelling account of Patrick, Brigid, Columba, David and the many other men and women who kept the flame of faith burning brightly in Ireland, Scotland and the Western Isles, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and Northumbria. Illustrations and maps throughout add to this richly textured portrait of the early flowering of Christianity in these lands.Kathleen Jones is author tirrIk Sauter of the Anglican Calendar and A Basic Dictionary of Saints, published by the Canterbury Press, and also of two volumes in the Butter:, Lives of the Saints series. She is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy in the University of York and lives in York.
Title:Who Are The Celtic Saints?Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.65 inPublished:August 1, 2002Publisher:Hymns Ancient and Modern LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1853114936

ISBN - 13:9781853114939

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