Celtic Theology   -     By: Thomas O'Loughlin
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Celtic Theology

Continuum International / 2000 / Paperback

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Early Irish society is famous for its contribution to religious art, and many of its saints are still renowned for their holiness. What is far less well known is how that culture expressed itself in theological reflection. This book assumes that every Christian culture gives a specific, local slant to its picture of Christianity; one which reflects its particular concerns, background and tradition of teaching. Celtic Theology aims to draw out some features of this 'local theology' as seen in some of the most famous Celtic authors and texts of the first millennium. It examines the theological framework within which St Patrick presented his experience and looks at how the Celtic lands of Ireland and Wales developed a distinctive view of sin, reconciliation and Christian law which they later exported to the rest of western Christianity. It looks at writers like Adomnan of Iona and at Muirchu, who reflected on the meaning of the conversion of his people two centuries earlier. It surveys how they approached liturgy, sacred time and the Last Things.

By examining well-known texts such as the Voyage of St Brendan, and books such as the Stowe Missal and the Book of Armagh, from the fresh standpoint of formal theology, O'Loughlin brings familiar texts to life in a new way. While aimed primarily at those interested in Christianity in Celtic lands, Celtic Theology also fills a long-standing gap in the history of early medieval theology in the west.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 235
Vendor: Continuum International
Dimensions: 9.5 X 6 X .7 (inches)
ISBN: 0826448712
ISBN-13: 9780826448712
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O'Loughlin examines the theological framework within which St. Patrick presented his experiences and considers how the Celtic lands of Ireland and Wales developed a distinctive view of sin, reconciliation, and Christian law that they later exported to the rest of western Christianity.

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