St Columba

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  • Paperback
  • St Columba
  • Tim Clarkson
  • 10 September 2017
  • 1780275773

St Columba Who Was Saint Columba How Did This Irish Aristocrat Become The Most Important Figure In Early Scottish Christianity In Seeking Answers To These Questions This Book Examines The Different Roles Played By The Saint In Life And Death, Tracing His Career In Ireland And Scotland Before Looking At The Development Of His Cult In Later Times Here We Encounter Not Only Columba The Abbot And Missionary But Also Columba The Politician And Peacemaker We See Him At The Centre Of A Major Controversy Which Led To His Excommunication By An Irish Synod We Follow Him Then To Scotland, To Iona, Where He Founded His Principal Monastery It Was From This Small Hebridean Isle That He Undertook Missionary Work Among The Picts And Had Dealings With Powerful Warrior Kings It Was From Iona, Too, That His Cult Was Vigorously Promoted After His Death In 597, Most Famously By Abbot Adomnan, Whose Writings Provide Our Main Source Of Information On Columba S Career The Final Chapters Of The Book Look At The Evolution Of The Cult Of Columba From The Seventh Century Onwards, Examining The Important Roles Played By Famous Figures Such As Cinaed Mac Ailpin, Before Ending With A Study Of The Image Of The Saint In Modern Scotland.