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Saint Brigid"s bones a Celtic adventure by Freeman, Philip

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Theft of relics,
  • St. Brigid"s Abbey (Clare Island, Ireland),
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPhilip Freeman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3606.R44548 S25 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination225 pages
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27164787M
ISBN 101605986321
ISBN 109781605986326
OCLC/WorldCa889887936

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  Saint Brigids Bones may occur in the 6th century, but it has the feel of a modern-day novel. The language and sentence structure are very pithy and contemporary. Dierdre is quite emancipated even before her vows as a nun/5.   Philip Freeman received his Ph.D. in Classics and Celtic Studies at Harvard University and holds the Qualley Chair of Classical Languages at Luther College. He is the author of thirteen books, including a number of nonfiction titles and his fictional Sister /5(15).   Saint Brigid's Bones A Celtic Adventure (Book): Freeman, Philip, "In an evocative Celtic novel set in a time when druids roamed the land, lively young sister Deirdre embarks on a mission to find the stolen bones of her convent's patron saint. In ancient Ireland, an island ruled by kings and druids, the nuns of Saint Brigid are fighting to keep their monastery alive. Saint Brigid's Bones A Celtic Adventure (Book): Freeman, Philip: In an evocative Celtic novel set in a time when druids roamed the land, lively young sister Deirdre embarks on a mission to find the stolen bones of her convent's patron saint. In ancient Ireland, an island ruled by kings and druids, the nuns of Saint Brigid are fighting to keep their monastery alive.

  In an evocative Celtic novel set in a time when druids roamed the land, lively young sister Deirdre embarks on a mission to find the stolen bones of her convent’s patron saint. In ancient Ireland, an island ruled by kings and druids, the nuns of Saint Brigid are fighting to keep their monastery alive.   Book Overview In ancient Ireland, an island ruled by kings and druids, the nuns of Saint Brigid are fighting to keep their monastery alive. When the bones of Brigid go missing from their church, the theft threatens to destroy all they have worked for. In an evocative Celtic novel set in a time when druids roamed the land, lively young Sister Deirdre embarks on a mission to find the stolen bones of her convent's patron saint. In ancient Ireland, an island ruled by kings and druids, the nuns of Saint Brigid are fighting to keep their monastery alive. Saint Brigid’s Bones - Saint Brigid’s Bones audiobook, by Philip Freeman In an evocative Celtic novel set in a time when druids roamed the land, lively young Sister Deirdre embarks on a mission to find the stolen bones of her convent’s patron ancient Ireland, an island ruled by kings and druids, the nuns of Saint Brigid are fighting to keep their monastery.

Saint Brigid’s Bones: A Celtic Adventure. Written by Philip Freeman Review by Marie Burton. In this swiftly told tale set in 6 th-century Ireland, Sister Deirdre is tasked with the most important job of the monastery at Kildare: to retrieve the stolen bones of Saint t the bones for pilgrims to pay homage to, and the donations from visitors seeking healing from the precious Author: Philip Freeman. Get this from a library! Saint Brigid's bones: a Celtic adventure. [Philip Freeman] -- "In an evocative Celtic novel set in a time when druids roamed the land, lively young sister Deirdre embarks on a mission to find the stolen bones of her convent's patron saint. In ancient Ireland. Saint Brigid's bones are said to heal, foster miracles and bring luck to those who come in contact with them. They are kept at the abbey of Kildare, a religious house founded by Brigid herself. When these bones go missing Sister Deirdre is commanded to the abbess to find them.4/5(2). In an evocative Celtic novel set in a time when druids roamed the land, lively young Sister Deirdre embarks on a mission to find the stolen bones of her convent's patron ancient Ireland, an island ruled by kings and druids, the nuns of Saint Brigid are fighting to keep their monastery alive.