Christianity and the Celtic Experience
This course examines first, how pagan Celtic religion in Ireland shaped the incoming Christian influence into a unique religious synthesis - Celtic Christianity. Secondly, the course traces the spread of Celtic Christianity throughout the British Isles and study the distinct spirituality found in the lives of four saints: Patrick, Bridgid, Columbanus and Colomcille. Thirdly, the course looks at the current revival of Celtic Christianity in Britain and North America and compares its spirituality with other spiritual revivals. (H) (lec 3) cr 3.