Anam Cara

Anam Cara : Spiritual Wisdom from the Celtic World

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John O'Donohue was awarded a Ph.D. in philosophical theology from the University of Tubingen 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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 18mm | 199g
  • Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0553505920
  • 9780553505924
  • 4,245

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A rare synthesis of philosophy, poetry and spirituality... a powerful and life-transforming experience for those who read it
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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 *
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About John O'Donohue

John O'Donohue was awarded a Ph.D. in philosophical theology from the University of Tubingen 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.
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