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Celtic Spirituality Suggested Reading

November 2016

Books on Celtic Spirituality suggested by Carl McColman, leader of the Bishop's Institute Retreat on Celtic Christianity at the Episcopal Center (Camp Weed and Cerveny Conference Center) November 18-19 2016. All of the titles are available from Amazon. 

St Francis, Nature Mystic: The Derivation and Significance of the Nature Stories in the Franciscan Legend by Edward Armstrong

How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe  (The Hinges of History) by Thomas Cahill.

Celtic Heritage by Alwyn Rees, Brinley Rees.

Celtic Spirituality (Classics of Western Spirituality paperback) by Profs Oliver Davies and Thomas O'Loughin

The Celtic Monk: Rules and Writings of Early Irish Monks  (Cistercian Studies) by Uinseann O Maidin, OCR

The Egyptian Desert in the Irish Bogs: The Byzantine Character of Early Celtic Monasticism  by Gregory Telepneff

Soul Friend  by Kenneth Leech

Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom  by John O'Donahue

Every Earthly Blessing: Rediscovering the Celtic Tradition  by Esther de Waal

Listening for the Heartbeat of God: A Celtic Spirituality  by J Philip Newell