Sun dancing

a medieval vision : seven centuries on Skellig Michael
  • 241 Pages
  • 3.29 MB
  • English
Collins , Cork [Ireland] About the Edition

This book tells the story of Skellig Michael, one of two great rocks which rise out of the Atlantic 8 miles from Kerry. For 600 years it accommodated a monastery. Now it is a place of mystery with considerable historical significance.

StatementGeoffrey Moorhouse
LC ClassificationsPR6063.O655 S86 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 241 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24443188M
ISBN 101848890044
ISBN 139781848890046
LC Control Number2010481021

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Book Review "Sun Dancing. Geoffrey Moorhouse Author Photo by Linda Bussey Geoffrey Moorhouse is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and lives in North Yorkshire, England.

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A sanctuary to birds and seals today, for over six hundred years during the middle ages it was a center for a particularly intense form of monastic life, one that acclaimed writer Geoffrey Moorhouse explores with utmost fascination, scholarship, and imagination in Sun Dancing.

This book's imaginative stories not only capture a particularly intense form of monastic life, they illuminate one of the most mysterious yet important chapters of Celtic history.

Entertaining and enlightening, this book makes medieval Ireland come alive. Sun Dancing: Life in a Medieval Irish Monastery () by Geoffrey MoorhousePages: The rigors of Irish monasticism in the medieval period, well told by travel writer Moorhouse (On the Other Side, ; Hell's Foundations, ; etc.).

The first half of the book is an imaginative reconstruction of life in an Irish monastery on the secluded rock-island of Skellig Michael from its founding in to its dissolution in Moorhouse uses fictional vignettes to enliven the text Author: Geoffrey Moorhouse.

Dancing with the Sun is a story of forgiveness and second chances, a story of a family in desperate need of healing and restoration. I listened to a complimentary copy of the audiobook and Christine Williams did a great job narrating the book, which made for an interesting listening experience.

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