Friday, April 1, 2011

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John O' Donohue was awarded a Ph.D. In philosophical theology from the University of Tübingen in 1990. His book on the philosophy of Hegel, Person als Vermittlung, was published in Germany in 1993 and his book of poems, Echoes of Memory, was published in 1994. His new book, Eternal Echoes: Exploring Our Hunger To Belong, is now available in hardcover. He lectures and holds workshops in Europe and America and is currently researching a book on the mysticism of Meister Eckhart. He lives in Ireland.

When St Patrick came to Ireland in the

fifth century AD, he encountered the Celtic

people and a flourishing spiritual tradition

that had already existed for thosands of

years. He discovered that where the Christians

worshipped one God, the Celts had many and

found divinity all around them: in the rivers,

hills sea and sky. The ancient Celtic reverence

for the spirit in all things survives today -

a vibrant legacy of mystical wisdom that is

unique in the Western world.

Now, in this exquisite book, Irish poet

and scholar John O'Donohue shares with

us the secrets of this ancient world. Using

authentic Irish prayers and blessings, he

reveals the treasures that lie hidden within

your own soul and the 'secret divinity' in

your relationships. As he traces the cycles of

life and nature, he draws from the holy waters

of Ireland's spiritual heritage to lead you to

a place where your heart can be healed and

nourished. It is a place where you will discover

your own anam cara, your true 'soul friend'.

'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

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