Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Visions & Voyages: The Story of Celtic Spirituality” as Want to Read:
Visions & Voyages: The Story of Celtic Spirituality
by Fay Sampson
As the Roman Empire began to crumble, Celtic Christians began to embark more often on pilgrimages and quests. They found visionary islands on Skellig Michael, Iona, and Lindisfarne, yet their spirituality was largely concerned with politics and people. Brigid ruled a monastery for women and men, princesses and slaves, while Arthur was defending Celtic Britain against ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Lion Hudson
(first published June 1999)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Generally very interesting, but at times confusing, just with the sheer number of Anglo-Saxon names to remember. I would have valued some genealogical charts, family trees, timelines and more detailed maps. But some very interesting insights into some of the spiritual practices of the Celtic churches.
Fay Sampson graduated in Mathematics, and trained as a teacher. Combining teaching with writing, Fay's children's books were frequently featured in 'Children's Books of the Year'. When she became a full-time writer, she turned to writing novels for adults, based on history and legend. She now lives with her husband in a Tudor cottage in mid-Devon.More about Fay Sampson...