Celtic Spirituality: Classics of Western Spirituality

Curatore: Oliver Davies
Anno: 2000
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 576 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 229 x 152 mm
  • EAN: 9780809138944
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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.