In 2004, the Iona Community became concerned that many of those who could bear witness to its early days were by then in their 70s or 80s. As a result, they commissioned an oral history project, so that their testimonies would not be lost. This book is based on the recordings of their stories.
An accessible, popular account of the 7th-century life of AdomnÃ¡n of Iona, from his boyhood in Donegal to his death as Abbot of Iona, with an emphasis on the contemporary significance of his Law of Innocents - a revolutionary law which in its own day was as significant as the Geneva Conventions or the UN Declaration of Human Rights.
A true and shocking story of a juvenile locked up in an adult prison that raises many public issues concerning penal affairs, after-care, rehabilitation and delinquency.
DOWNLOADABLE BOOK of poems from the edge. With down-to-earth detail, they celebrate the beauty, uniqueness, mystery of this world which we share and the courage of people who, confronted by injustice, hold on to their humanity.