Life of St. Columban, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

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During the sixth and seventh centuries the greatest missionary activity was shown by the Scots who dwelt in Ireland. In that country religion was cherished with greater zeal than elsewhere, and learning was fostered for the sake of the Church. But not content with the ?ourishing state of Christianity in their own island, the most zealous monks often passed over to the continent. There even the nominal Christians were little inclined to follow the precepts of the religion which they professed. Gaul especially attracted the attention of the bold mission aries from Ireland, and the Irish usages became well established in some parts of the country. Unfortunately almost all the accounts of the missionaries from Ire land have been lost; consequently this biography of Columban is of great value.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Dana Carleton Munro


Published Date - August 28 2019

ISBN - 9780331498806

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 0.5 cm

Page Count - 40

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