Posts Tagged ‘Lindisfarne’

Faith and Art – Mary Fleeson

How can ancient Celtic art influence contemporary Christian art?

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Faith and Art – Mary Fleeson

How can ancient Celtic art influence contemporary Christian art?

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Mary Fleeson is a Christian artist who lives on Lindisfarne where she helps to run the Lindisfarne Scriptorium. The Holy Island of Lindisfarne was key to the Christian faith being spread throughout the North of   England in the 7th century A.D. and was the […]

Celtic Thin Places – Lindisfarne

What is a thin place?

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Celtic Thin Places – Lindisfarne

What is a thin place?

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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is considered by many to be a ‘thin place,’ that is a place where the veil between the spiritual world and our own physical world is thin. In 633 Oswald fought and won a battle that established him as king […]

The Iona Community

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The Iona Community

What does a typical day look like?

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Celtic Thin Places

What makes a Thin Place?

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Celtic Thin Places

What makes a Thin Place?

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The Celtic people recognised the importance of certain places that they felt were ‘thin places.’ These were where they believed the spiritual world and our physical world met: where literally the veil between the two worlds was so thin that a person could sense the […]

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