When Jacqueline Ley's 23-year-old son told her that he was gay, she was shocked and hurt. Her fundamentalist Christian background told her that homosexuality was sinful and that her son had placed himself beyond the pale. But she underwent a remarkable transformation of attitude -
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.
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.
Internationally acclaimed for his work on Celtic spirituality, J. Philip Newell here addresses the question 'Who is Christ for us today?' As increasing numbers of people are attracted to the Celtic vision with its focus on the environment and its sense of the sacred existing in all things and creatures, the author explores what it is that makes Celtic spirituality particularly relevant for the modern world.