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Confessions of a pagan nun

a novel

by Kate Horsley

  • 237 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Shambhala, Distributed in the U.S. by Random House in Boston, [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Druids and Druidism -- Fiction.,
    • Women -- Ireland -- Fiction.,
    • Women, Celtic -- Fiction.,
    • Nuns -- Fiction.,
    • Ireland -- History -- To 1172 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Kate Horsley.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3558.O6976 C66 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 191 p. ;
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3941858M
      ISBN 101570627193
      LC Control Number2001020066

        “Anthony Kronman’s Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan is a big book about the largest of themes—theology and philosophy, science and psychology, ethics and politics, friendship and art. It is above all an attempt to work out a coherent and attractive theology suited to the modern : Yale University Press.   Kate Horsley's novel Confessions of a Pagan Nun follows a recent trend: an interest in religion and a search for the feminine side of the divine. The story unfolds in the 6th century, at a time when Christianity has reached Ireland and the old pagan and new religions struggle with each other.

      A druid-turned-nun writes of faith, love, loss, and religion in this "beautifully written and thought-provoking book" set at the dawn of Ireland's Christian era (Library Journal)Cloistered in a stone cell at the monastery of Saint Brigit, a sixth-century Irish nun secretly records the memories of her Pagan youth, interrupting her assigned task of transcribing Augustine and Patrick. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

      "Confessions of a Pagan Nun" is the first person account (written during breaks while copying St. Augustine and the classics of Western Literature) of her life as the unwanted daughter of a pig farmer, a woman in love with a man who cannot love as she wants, a druid, and finally a nun/5(72). Posts about Confessions of a Pagan Nun written by Astrid. For me the practice of calligraphy is the most important part of creating the book of shadows.


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Confessions of a Pagan Nun does not read like a medieval text, as the prose has a lot more life to it, and it definitely lacks in the depth of description that monks and nuns of the Middle Ages felt someone needed to know about, and yet the book certainly has a dryness and lethargy that some medieval texts have/5.

A druid-turned-nun writes of faith, love, loss, and religion in this “beautifully written and thought-provoking book” set at the dawn of Ireland’s Christian era (Library Journal)Cloistered in a stone cell at the monastery of Saint Brigit, a sixth-century Irish nun secretly records the memories of her Pagan youth, interrupting her assigned task of transcribing Augustine and /5(97).

A druid-turned-nun writes of faith, love, loss, and religion in this “beautifully written and thought-provoking book” set at the dawn of Ireland’s Christian era (Library Journal)Cloistered in a stone cell at the monastery of Saint Brigit, a sixth-century Irish nun secretly records the memories of her Pagan youth, interrupting her assigned task of transcribing Augustine and /5(22).

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Confessions of a Pagan Nun Quotes Showing of 14 “I would live in a world of Christ-like humans, but not one full of Christians, may God forgive me.” ― Kate Horsley, Confessions of a Author: Kate Horsley. CONFESSIONS OF A PAGAN NUN By Kate Horsley. Boston: Shambhala, pages ISBN # Comments of Bob Corbett August Kate Confessions of a pagan nun book tells a fascinating story of Gwynn, a fifth century Irish woman living the life of a Roman Catholic nun, yet much more pagan Druid in her culture and inner being.

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Confessions Of A Pagan Nun. Written by Kate Horsley Review by Suzanne Crane. Based on an obscure 5th century Gaelic manuscript discovered in Ireland, this short novel is written in the form of a diary by a nun called : Kate Horsley.

Confessions of a Pagan Nun is a thought-provoking and breath-taking book. Horsley's style is poetic and simple and both her story and her characters are engaging.

She masterfully recreates a time when Paganism was the predominant religion and Christianity was struggling to gain acceptance/5(7). Confessions of a Pagan Nun by Kate Horsely book review by Dame Darcy *Hand Book For Hot Witches. WHAT HAS BEEN REVEALED.

The truth is the blood and guts of ones soul that comes oozing out when one has been smashed alive by God like a bug. I found my own Hand Book For Hot Witches two days ago. It’s called Confessions of a Pagan Nun, by Kate. Confessions of a Pagan Nun: A Novel by Kate Horsley (Boston: Shambhala, pp).

Kate Horsley is an award-winning novelist and poet who writes about the untold lives of people who lived during times of dramatic historical upheaval.

She teaches English at Central New Mexico Community College. Tracing History. I know it is a pretty obvious statement but have you. In "Confessions Of A Pagan Nun", Kate Horsley ingeniously creates a fictional manuscript mired in historical fact, much like Umberto Eco's masterpiece, "The Name Of The Rose".

The reader is drawn into Ireland, circa AD/5. Cloistered in a stone cell at the monastery of Saint Brigit, a sixth-century Irish nun secretly records the memories of her Pagan youth, interrupting her assigned task of transcribing Augustine and Patrick.

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Pagan Nun. What a fascinating story. Kate Horsley spins a strong woman's tale during the years of change in Ireland around CE.

Her characters come alive in their travels and travails. Gwynneve, the 'pagan nun,' becomes a Druid early in her life then is converted by the newly arrived Christian monks.5/5(2). Confessions of a pagan nun: a novel by Horsley, Kate, Publication date Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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Confessions of a Pagan Nun 1. How much of this novel is a true story. Is the novel an attack on Christianity. Does the novel reflect a post-modern sensibility that all native traditions are superior to the Western/Invader culture.

Does the novel present a feminist’s story and perspective. Review: Confessions Of A Pagan Nun by Kate Horsley. This was an interesting and fascinating book. The characters were well developed and the story line was written in a way that it was believable.

I enjoyed all the historical references to this time period and the Irish culture/5(18). I just finished Confessions of a Pagan Nun by Kate Horsley this morning. This is one of those interesting books that must be read with an open mind. The story's setting is Ireland during the Dark Ages (around CE) as pagan ways were giving way to Christianity.Download Confessions-of-a-pagan-nun ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

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