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Book of Creation by J Phillip Newell

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A teacher of Celtic spirituality reflects on the revelatory power of God's creation and offers practical ways people can integrate it with daily life.

The "Book of Creation" is where we "read" what the Creator has said to us. Author of Celtic Prayers from Iona In Celtic tradition, J.

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A teacher of Celtic spirituality reflects on the revelatory power of God's creation and offers practical ways people can integrate it with daily life.The "Book of Creation" is where we "read" what the Creator has said to us. Author of Celtic Prayers from Iona In Celtic tradition, J. Philip Newell here reflects on the seven days of creation in Genesis, using them as a guide to the practice of Celtic spirituality. Each day explores a different aspect of creation as a manifestation of God, revealing divine presence at the heart of everyday life. Newell begins by tracing the history of Celtic spirituality and how it clashed with Rome, then he goes on to draw from a rich and diverse selection of Celtic sources on creation: Eriugena, Pelagius, the Carmina Gadelica, novelist George MacDonald, poet Kenneth White, and Iona Community founder George MacLeod. Newell also includes meditation exercises that may be used by either individuals or groups. Newell is quickly becoming one of today's most authoritative and inspirational voices on Celtic spirituality. His book is perfect for prayer groups, seasonal parish programs, small faith communities, religious communities, spiritual seekers, anyone of Celtic heritage, and anyone interested in creation spirituality.

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Product CodeB3061
KeywordsGeneral books Celtic Christianity
AuthorJ Phillip Newell
BindingPaperback.
ISBN9780809138999
Number of Pages120
PublisherPaulist Press