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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ireland.

Subjects:

  • Monasticism and religious orders -- Ireland

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1931 ed., with a new introd. and bibliography.

Statementnew introd. and bibliography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX2600 .R8 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, xv, 481, xiv p. ;
Number of Pages481
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5702965M
ISBN 100801406137
LC Control Number70137677

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The book was produced around the beginning of the ninth century by the monks of a monastery at Iona, a small island off the west coast of Scotland. The book contains a Latin text of the four Gospels, as well as intricate Celtic designs to illustrate the text, like large initial capital letters and Author: Susan Hines-Brigger. "This book aims to examine the position of Irish monasticism in relation to that found in Europe and the Orient from the fifth to the seventh century A.D. The author discusses the ideal of Christian monasticism in general, the introduction and early development of the ideal in Ireland up to A.D. and concludes by discussing the differences found in the Irish spirit in relation to the. Hiberno-Scottish activity in Europe continued after the death of Columbanus. There were monastic foundations in Anglo-Saxon England, the first in about at "Cnobheresburgh", an unknown place in East Anglia but possibly Burgh Castle mentioned by such as Malmesbury Abbey, perhaps Bosham, and Glastonbury Abbey had strong Irish links. The profile of Iona declined, and from until.   Explores the ascetical theology and praxis of sixth to eighth century Irish monasticism as a radical response to the Gospel. This book claims that the radicality of this response arose from the distinctive cultural consciousness of the Celts. It concentrates on the Irish Celts and makes use of a variety of sources.

The explosion of Celtic monasticism in the British Isles in the sixth and seventh centuries is one of the wonders of Church history. It emerged as if from a barren land far away from the established centres of Orthodox Christianity, “on the world’s edge”, as one of the Irish saints put it. Reflecting its origins in Gaul, Irish monasticism used Latin for its liturgy, its worship. And distinctive of the Irish tradition was a love of liturgy as well as the role of the Bible. Perhaps, well not perhaps, most strikingly represented in the Book of Kells, which appeared around , produced on the island of Iona. Early Irish Monasticism is an exploration of the ascetical theology and praxis of sixth to eighth century Irish monasticism as a radical response to the gospel. It claims that the radicality of this response arose from the distinctive cultural consciousness of the Celts. It concentrates on the Irish Celts and makes use of a wide variety of sources including pre and post-Christian elements Pages: Ireland - Ireland - Early Christianity: Little is known of the first impact of Christianity on Ireland. Traditions in the south and southeast refer to early saints who allegedly preceded St. Patrick, and their missions may well have come through trading relations with the Roman Empire. The earliest firm date is ad , when St. Germanus, bishop of Auxerre in Gaul, proposed, with the approval.