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Brigit: Sun of Womanhood


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This anthology offers a holistic picture of Brigit from her beginnings as a Celtic Goddess to her role as a Christian Saint. She appears today to her followers in various guises. The authors included in this anthology, hail from Ireland, Scotland, the United States, Canada and other parts of the world, reflecting the widespread influence of Brigit. As Brigit has transformed throughout the centuries, readers will be transformed by this inspiring collection.This anthology is edited by Michael McDermott and Patricia Monaghan and includes works by Carol Christ, Sr. Rita Minehan, M. Macha Nightmare, Dolores Whelan, Joan McBreen, Matthew Geden, and many others. 

This anthology is a deeply intelligent, wise, and alluring immersion into the living presence of Brigit, a creation of ritual space that is both ancient and immediate.  -- Charlene Spretnak, author of Lost Goddesses of Early Greece

This wonderful collection of essays, poems, reflections, mediations and scholarship brilliantly captures the complexity, richness, and fertility of Brigit’s traditions. This volume will further spread Brigit’s cloak around the world.   -- Mary Condren, author of The Serpent and the Goddess: Women, Religion and Power in Celtic Ireland

…an encyclopedic compendium of various aspects of the female spirit.  Rather than being a daunting read, it is a delight from beginning to end…full of joy as the spirit it celebrates, yet it also offers a serious, thought-provoking journey that will leave no pilgrim unmoved. ---Morgan Llywelyn, author of Lion of Ireland and Druids