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Anam Cara A Book of Celtic Wisdom

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ISBN-10: 006092943X

ISBN-13: 9780060929435

Edition: 1997

Authors: John O'Donohue

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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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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/21/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

John O'Donohue was awarded a Ph.D. in philosophical theology from the University of T bingen in 1990. He is the author of several works, including a collection of poems, Echoes of Memory, a book on the philosophy of Hegel, Person als Vermittlung, Conamara Blues, and the international bestsellers, Anam Cara, Eternal Echoes and Divine Beauty. His latest work, Benedictus: A Book of Blessings will be published in 2007. John travels widely in Europe and the US, where he lectures and holds workshops. He lives in Ireland.

Acknowledgments
Prologue
The Mystery of Friendship
Toward a Spirituality of the Senses
Solitude Is Luminous
Work as a Poetics of Growth
Aging: The Beauty of the Inner Harvest
Death: The Horizon is in the Well
Further Recommended Reading