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CELTIC SPIRITUALITY. Translated And Introduced By Oliver Davies. With The Collaboration Of Thomas O’Loughlin. Preface By James Mackey.

Davies, Oliver (Translator)

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ISBN 10: 0809105055 / ISBN 13: 9780809105052
Published by NY & Mahwah NJ. 1999. Paulist Press, 1999
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blue & glossy full color illustrated hardbound 8vo. 8º (octavo). no dustwrapper (as issued). fine cond. binding square & tight. covers clean. rough spot on rear cover from old sticker. edges clean. contents free of all markings. nice clean copy. no library markings, store stamps, stickers, bookplates, no names, inking , underlining, remainder markings~first edition. first printing (nap). xxii+550p. + list of other titles. b&w decoration. notes. 2 select bibliographies. index. religion. medieval literature. philosophy. theology. poetry. mysticism. christianity. christian platonism. The Patrick tradition. Monastic texts. Devotional texts. Apocrypha. Exegesis. Homilies. Theology. Patrick's declaration of the great works of God. Letter to the soldiers of Coroticus. Sayings of Patrick. The life of Patrick. Patrick's breastplate. Ultan's Hymn. The life of St. Bridget the Virgin By Cogitosis. the Irish life of Bridget. The voyage of Brendan. The life of St. David. The life Bueno. The life of St. Melangell. Rule for monks by Columbanus. Irish poems. Welsh poems. Stowe missal. The creation of Adam. The vision of Adamnan. Sermons of Columbanus. Catechesis Celtica. On the Christian life by Pelagius. the first high sower by Columba. Homily on the prologue to the gospel of John Christ John Scottus Eriugena. Bookseller Inventory # 7101401

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Title: CELTIC SPIRITUALITY. Translated And ...

Publisher: NY & Mahwah NJ. 1999. Paulist Press

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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Sure to be of exceptional interest among scholars as well as recreational readers is this latest volume in the esteemed Classics of Western Spirituality series. Celtic Spirituality offers translations of numerous texts from the Celtic tradition from the 6th through the 13th centuries, in a cross-section of genres and forms, including saints' lives, monastic texts, poetry, devotional texts, liturgical texts, apocrypha, exegetical texts, and theological treatises. Davies has written a helpful introduction, which covers the origins and characteristics of Celtic Christianity and the different genres included in body of the work. He provides readers with insight into the style, form, and character of the texts, including explanation of the Celtic emphasis on orality, the importance of place, emphasis on the environment and animals, and the role of the imagination. Highlights: o Contains a wide diversity of texts. o Highlights a current of spirituality that is both popular, historical, and inspirational. o Will be popular among scholars of spirituality and Celtic history, as well as persons of Celtic descent.

About the Author:

Oliver Davies, who earned a D. Phil. In German from Oxford University, is Professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at St. David's College, the University of Wales. He is the author of God Within: The Mystical Tradition of Northern Europe.

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