Come away to the to the holy island of Lindisfarne! Founded in A.D. 635 by Saint Aidan, the Lindisfarne monastery became a base camp for Christian evangelizing. Today it's known as a center of Celtic spirituality. Blending peaceful illustrations with historical background, this beautiful book will transport you to the sacred isle for a revitalizing "retreat."
Lindisfarne is more than a history, its a book of stories about the Holy Island and its people: their trials and tribulations, as well as their celebrations and successes, revealing how Lindisfarne and its people have coped with and adapted to change. The new book gives readers a feeling for the tiny island, which played such a large role in the history of England, plus a sense of its sacred enchantment.
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