Visions and Voyages Paperback
The Story of Celtic Spirituality
by Fay Sampson;
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Visions and Voyages
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The book tells the exciting story of how the Celtic Church developed using history, and a thoughtful examination of legends. Fay Sampson writes a continuous story begging with the Celtic Christian pilgrimage and quest after the Roman Empire crumbled. The found visionary islands on Skellig Michael, Iona, Lindisfarne and their spirituality was essentially concerned with politics and people.
From pagan Celtic religion to wandering Irish scholars in Russia this book is an essential resource for learning the visions and voyages of the Christian Celtic.
The book also includes woodcuts by Hannah Firmin.
Visions and Voyages by Fay Sampson was published by Lion Hudson in January 2007 and is our 21259th best seller. The ISBN for Visions and Voyages is 9780745952352.
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Visions and VoyagesGuest reviewer, via The Good Book Stall
This book covers Christianity in Britain from AD57 to 909 and beyond. It looks at the history and identity of the Celtic peoples of Britain, Ireland and continental Europe and how they embraced the Christian faith. Fay Sampson explores the growth and structure of the church whilst telling the stories of pioneering individuals such as Patrick, Brigid, Columba and David. She follows Rome’s gradual absorption of the British and Irish abbeys and traditions and the effects of settlement by Angles, Saxons and Jutes. A chapter on the Synod of Whitby summarises how a difference of opinion on tonsure styles and the date of Easter altered the course of church history; something of which any contemporary Christian reader would do well to be reminded. Sampson includes an index, timeline, maps and a list of further reading. Some footnotes and references would have been helpful. This is a fascinating and informative book.
Charlotte Hails, reviewer for Christian Marketplace
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Details for Visions and Voyages
|Page last updated||3rd December 2014|
|Author / Artist||Fay Sampson|
|Publisher||Lion Hudson (January 2007)|
|Number of Pages||194|