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Celtic Spirituality (Classics of Western Spirituality)by Oliver Davies
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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.
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 530-544) and index.
Table of Contents
An introduction to Celtic spirituality — The sources : Introduction to the translated texts. Hagiography. The Patrick tradition / (by Thomas O'Loughlin) ; The Brigit tradition ; The voyage of Brendan ; The life of St. David / by Rhigyfarch ; The life of Beuno ; The life of St. Melangell — Monastic texts. The preface of Gildas on penance ; The penitential of Cummean ; The rule for monks / by Columbanus — Poetry. Irish poems ; Welsh poems — Devotional texts — Liturgy — Apocrypha. The evernew tongue (1-22) ; The creation of Adam ; The power of women ; The vision of Adamnâan — Exegesis. A mystical interpretation of the Beati (Psalm 118) ; Gloss on Psalm 103 — Homilies. Sermons of Columbanus ; Catechesis Celtica : commentary on Matthew XVI, 24 ; An old Irish homily ; The Cambrai homily ; Three Sunday catecheses / by Thomas O'Loughlin — Theology. On the Christian life / by Pelagius ; "The high first-sower" (the Altus Prosator) / by Columba / (by Thomas O'Loughlin) ; Homily on the prologue to The gospel of John / by John Scottus Eriugena — The food of the soul.
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