Revealed in accessible and stylish prose, this book uncovers the mystical secrets of the ancient Celtic world - the world discovered by St Patrick in the 5th century AD.
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.
A rare synthesis of philosophy, poetry and spirituality... a
powerful and life-transforming experience for those who read it --
Deepak Chopra, author of The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success
John O'Donohue is a man of the soul. His scholarly meditation on the continuing relevance of Ireland's spiritual heritage has become a publishing phenomenon... This poetic meditation has become a bestseller on both sides of the Atlantic... A lyrical prayer * The Times *
Words of wisdom... a heady mixture of myth, poetry, philosophy... profound and moving * Independent *
This book is a phenomenon in itself... a book to read and reread forever, its style of varied narration responds to our times * Irish Times *