Celtic spirituality

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Paulist Press, 1999 - Literary Collections - 550 pages
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This volume 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.

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Review: Celtic Spirituality: Classics of Western Spirituality

User Review  - Evan Hays - Goodreads

Well, I am not done reading this book (it is a compendium really, so I will be working on it slowly over the years), but I have read all of the introductory material, lots of the shorter stuff, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pat Loughery - Goodreads

THE reference for Celtic Christianity. Must be on the bookshelves of those who need primary references. Read full review


An Introduction to Celtic Spirituality
The Origins of Celtic Christianity
Toward a Celtic Spirituality

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About the author (1999)

Oliver Davies is Reader in Philosophical Theology in the University of Wales and has written a number of studies of Christian mystical writers, including Meister Eckhart: Mystical Theologian (SPCK 1991). The first volume of his Systematic Theology in three parts appeared as A Theology of Compassion (SCM Press 2001), and the second volume, On the Creativity of God, is currently under preparation.