Christ of the Celts

The Healing of Creation

Author: J. Philip Newell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470283254

Category: Religion

Page: 160

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Christ of the Celts "I explore the Celtic image of Christ as the Memory of what we have forgotten. He remembers the dance of the universe and the harmony that is deep within all things. He is the Memory also of who we are." --from the Prelude "Diagnosing the human soul with a longing for peace in the face of fear and fragmentation nurtured by global political forces and fundamentalisms, Newell offers the ancient traditions of Celtic Christianity as a way forward in healing humankind and the earth." --Publishers Weekly "This graceful, wise, and important book is a superb introduction to the treasures of Celtic Christianity for our time." --Marcus Borg, author, The Heart of Christianity

Celtic Treasure

Daily Scriptures and Prayer

Author: J. Philip Newell

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802829832

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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Daily pray book from Scripture and Celtic Christianity.

Echo of the Soul

The Sacredness of the Human Body

Author: J. Philip Newell

Publisher: Morehouse Publishing

ISBN: 9780819219084

Category: Religion

Page: 149

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Contending that many of our contemporary negative preoccupations with physical appearance, image, and sexuality derive from the denial of the notion that we were created in God's image, the author uses Old Testament Wisdom literature to show that the human body, like creation, is actually the dwelling place of God, explaining that ancient texts challenge modern assumptions about love, beauty, and sexuality. Reprint.

Each Day and Each Night

Celtic Prayers from Iona

Author: J. Philip Newell

Publisher: Wild Goose Publications

ISBN: 9781901557695

Category: Prayers

Page: 99

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A six day cycle of prayer in the Celtic tradition, incorporating the daily themes used in Iona Abbey - justice and peace, prayer for healing, care for the earth, committment to Christ, the communion of heaven and earth and welcome and hospitality.

Das Reich Gottes

Author: Emmanuel Carrère

Publisher: Matthes & Seitz Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3957572940

Category: Fiction

Page: 524

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In einer Phase von Selbstzweifeln und Depression gerät Emmanuel Carrère in eine Krise des Unglaubens. Er wendet sich dem Christentum zu und versucht, sich zum Glauben zu überzeugen. Nach einer Zeit der intensiven Auseinandersetzung mit den Ursprüngen des Christentums und dem Versuch, konsequent den christlichen Idealen zu folgen, gerät er in eine zweite Krise, eine Krise des Glaubens. In radikaler Ehrlichkeit stellt sich der vernunft- und psychoanalysegeprägte Pariser Intellektuelle der Gretchenfrage und der eigenen Tradition : Was bedeutet uns der Glaube, was uns persönlich und was unserer Gesellschaft ? Um dieser Frage auf den Grund zu gehen, vertieft er sich in die Anfänge des Christentums, er findet Identifikationsfiguren in Paulus, dem Revolutionär, Lukas, dem Intellektuellen und fragt nach der Kraft, mit der es ihnen gelang, etwas zu glauben, was niemand sonst glaubte und eine so machtvolle Tradition zu begründen. Er bringt diese überaus fesselnde frühe Geschichte des Christentums, voll politischer und gesellschaftlicher Unruhen und Intrigen, dem Leser so nahe, dass dieser unmittelbar herausgefordert wird, sein eigenes Verhältnis zur Tradition und zum Glauben zu hinterfragen. Carrère gelingt es in diesem einzigartigen und brisanten Buch, seine eigene Lebens- und Glaubensgeschichte mit der historischen Handlung zu verweben und den Leser mit den unendlichen Facetten des Glaubens und Nichtglaubens zu konfrontieren. Ob ablehnend oder bejahend : An den Fragen des Glaubens kommt heute niemand vorbei.

Celtic Prayers from Iona

Author: J. Philip Newell

Publisher: Paulist Press

ISBN: 9780809104888

Category: Religion

Page: 93

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A collection of morning and evening prayers, intended to instill discipline and shape in daily personal prayer.

The Last Presbyterian?

Remembering the Faith of My Forebears

Author: Kenneth L. Cuthbertson

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1621896749

Category: Religion

Page: 214

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In a time when organized religion is suffering an identity crisis, the author of The Last Presbyterian? examines the faith culture that shaped him and his family over the last half millennium. Filled with historical, theological, and spiritual reflections and set in the context of both old family stories and current trends, Cuthbertson's book addresses such timely issues as practicing faith within families, setting aside time for God, and the changing facets of leadership and discipleship within the Presbyterian tradition. Starting with the "Psalm-singing, Sabbath-keeping, Shorter-Catechism-memorizing" branches of Scots-American Presbyterianism, this book offers an affectionate look back, and a hopeful look ahead, to an emergent Presbyterianism coming to terms with issues such as LGBT ordination and same-gender marriage, interfaith relations, and care for the earth.

Praying with the Earth

A Prayerbook for Peace

Author: J. Philip Newell

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780802866530

Category: Religion

Page: 74

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We as Jews, Christians, and Muslims share a common spiritual descent, yet painful divisions between us lie at the center of much conflict and war in the world today. Praying with the Earth: A Prayerbook for Peace articulates the deep longings for peace that unite these great spiritual traditions. For each morning and evening of the week, John Philip Newell provides strikingly beautiful and profound prayers that call us to be the people Jesus named blessed: those who know their need, those who weep, the humble, those who hunger for earth s oneness, the forgiving, the clear in heart, and the peacemakers. Whether prayed alone or with others, these richly illustrated, simple liturgies invite and inspire us to live as those whose hearts yearn for peace.

Celtic Christian Spirituality

Essential Writings--Annotated and Explained

Author: Mary C. Earle,John Philip Newell

Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing

ISBN: 1594733023

Category: Religion

Page: 144

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The Celtic Christians beheld the world around them and perceived the divine life of God as upholding every aspect of the material universe. Their prayers and poems, their liturgies and theological interpretations give Christians a sense of faith that is confident in a merciful and infinitely creative, healing God.

A New Harmony

The Spirit, the Earth, and the Human Soul

Author: J. Philip Newell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470554673

Category: Religion

Page: 189

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The author of Christ of the Celts describes how to overcome divisions and find common ground in a “new harmony” of integrated Christianity that combines the best of ancient Christian spirituality and a more holistic, natural approach to faith.

Christianity and Creation

The Essence of the Christian Faith and Its Future Among Religions

Author: James P. Mackey

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826419071

Category: Religion

Page: 403

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James Mackey has written a bold one-volume systematic theology in eight chapters on creation, fall, salvation, God, creed, code, cult and church constitution.

A Celtic Christology

The Incarnation according to John Scottus Eriugena

Author: John F. Gavin

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1630873896

Category: Religion

Page: 178

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John Scottus Eriugena, the brilliant and controversial Irishman in the court of Charles the Bald (823-877), the grandson of Charlemagne, drew upon both the Latin and Greek patristic traditions in order to present a bold and original Christian vision. A philosopher, theologian, translator, poet, and mystic, he may be considered the ideal Carolingian Renaissance man. This volume examines his understanding of the Incarnation, the enfleshment of the Word. On the one hand, Eriugena's Christology creatively appropriates traditional categories in order to explain God's philanthropia in creating, sustaining, and restoring the cosmos. On the other hand, it also provides a guide for the believer's mystical participation in the life of Jesus and return to divine union. This brilliant intellectual from the so-called "Dark Ages" offers much to inspire, and perhaps even to startle, contemporary theologians, philosophers, and believers who ponder the mystery of the God-made-flesh.

Anam Ċara

das Buch der keltischen Weisheit

Author: John O'Donohue,Ditte Bandini,Giovanni Bandini

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783423346399

Category:

Page: 253

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Iona Abbey Worship Book

Author: The Iona Community

Publisher: Wild Goose Publications

ISBN: 1849520003

Category:

Page: N.A

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The services and resources in The Iona Abbey Worship Book reflect the Iona Community's commitment to the belief that worship is all that we are and all that we do, both inside and outside the church, with no division into the 'sacred' and the 'secular'.

Meister Eckhart in Erfurt

Author: Andreas Speer,Lydia Wegener

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110193892

Category: Philosophy

Page: 623

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Etwa zwei Jahrzehnte ist Meister Eckhart im Erfurter Dominikanerkonvent gewesen. Obgleich die große Bedeutung der Erfurter Zeit Meister Eckharts in den letzten Jahren zunehmend deutlicher hervorgetreten ist, so steht diese bislang in aller Regel hinter seiner Pariser, Straßburger und Kölner Zeit zurück. Der wissenschaftlichen Aufarbeitung der Erfurter Zeit Eckharts widmet sich der vorliegende Band in 27 Beiträgen.