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 *