Fire of the North Paperback
The Life of St Cuthbert
by David Adam;
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Fire of the North
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Drawing out the qualities which make Cuthbert so important in our own time, Fire of the North celebrates the saints ready sense of Gods presence and eager response to nature. The narrative is complemented throughout by prayers specially composed to help us experience the direct force of Celtic spirituality for ourselves.
Fire of the North by David Adam was published by SPCK in May 2008 and is our 22618th best seller. The ISBN for Fire of the North is 9780281060443.
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Fire of the NorthBarry Vendy, via The Good Book Stall
First published in 1993
In this enjoyable, easy read, David Adam takes us back to the 7th century, to tell the life story of Saint Cuthbert, monastic leader at Ripon and Melrose, renowned preacher and spiritual guide, reluctant Bishop of Lindisfarne, and lover of desert places and remote islands, such as Farne.In the wake of the crucial Synod of Whitby in 664, when the conflict between Celtic and Roman church practices was resolved in Rome's favour, Cuthbert started growing his hair in the Roman style, on the front of his head. No big issue? It obviously was to Cuthbert. But his action showed both his humility and his devotion to the unity of the church.
This little book will make you appreciate a great saint.
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Details for Fire of the North
|Author / Artist||David Adam|
|Publisher||SPCK (May 2008)|
|Number of Pages||198|
|Page last updated||13th September 2017|