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Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Perennial
Publication date November 1, 1998
Pages 224
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060929435
ISBN-10 006092943X
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $15.99
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The first volume in the Celtic trilogy, preceding Being Here Is So Much, by an Irish-Catholic poet and philosopher offers a compelling introduction to the inspiring stories, teachings, and blessings of ancient Celtic religion. Reprint. PW.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Discover the Celtic Circle of Belonging

John O'Donohue, poet, philosopher, and scholar, guides you through the spiritual landscape of the Irish imagination. In Anam Cara, Gaelic for "soul friend," the ancient teachings, stories, and blessings of Celtic wisdom provide such profound insights on the universal themes of friendship, solitude, love, and death as:

  • Light is generous

  • The human heart is never completely born

  • Love as ancient recognition

  • The body is the angel of the soul

  • Solitude is luminous

  • Beauty likes neglected places

  • The passionate heart never ages

  • To benatural is to be holy

  • Silence is the sister of the divine

  • Death as an invitation to freedom


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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780060182793
 
1 edition from Harpercollins (September 1, 1997)
9780060182793 | details & prices | 234 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $24.00
About: Explores the stories and teachings of the Celts, mining their rich religious traditions to provide an accessible approach to spirituality and to such subjects as solitude, friendship, and aging
Paperback
Book cover for 9780060929435
 
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from Perennial (November 1, 1998)
9780060929435 | details & prices | 224 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $15.99
About: Explores the stories and teachings of the Celts, mining their rich religious traditions to provide an accessible approach to spirituality and to such subjects as solitude, friendship, and aging
Miscellaneous
from Harpercollins (March 17, 2009)
9780061865855 | details & prices | 256 pages | List price $10.99

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