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The Celtic Way of Prayer

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Publisher Comments:

Esther de Waal, one of Celtic Christianity's preeminent scholars, shows how this tradition of worship draws on both the pre-Christian past and on the fullness of the Gospel. It is also an enlightening glimpse at the history, folklore, and liturgy of the Celtic people.

Esther de Waal introduces readers to monastic prayer and praise (the foundation stone of Celtic Christianity), early Irish litanies, medieval Welsh praise poems, and the wealth of blessings derived from an oral tradition that made prayer a part of daily life. Through this invigorating book, readers enter a world in which ritual and rhythm, nature and seasons, images and symbols play an essential role. A welcome contrast to modern worship, Celtic prayer is liberating and, like a living spring, forever fresh.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-230) and index.

About the Author

Esther de Waal lives in a small cottage on the Welsh/English border. After studying and teaching history at Cambridge University, she married, had four sons, and moved to Canterbury, where she lived in a house that had been part of the medieval monastic community. She leads retreats, lectures, and travels widely. Her major interests are the fields of the Benedictine and Celtic traditions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385493741
Author:
de Waal, Esther
Publisher:
Image
Author:
de Waal, Esther
Author:
Waal, Esther de
Location:
New York
Subject:
Prayer
Subject:
Prayers
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Church History
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Prayerbooks - Christian
Subject:
Celts
Subject:
Celtic church
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Christianity -- History.
Subject:
Christianity - History - General
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Christianity-Prayer and Devotion
Subject:
spirituality;celtic;prayer;religion;christianity;celtic christianity;celtic spirituality;spiritual life
Edition Number:
1st Image Books ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
38
Publication Date:
19990731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.17x5.50x.68 in. .51 lbs.

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