Abbot and scholar-gardener Strabo had his hortulus, his little garden, which he lovingly tended while at an island monastery. He even idealized the garden in a poem.
Celtic Christianity was profoundly aware of God’s presence in nature. A distinct strand in Christianity, Celtic spirituality developed in a society appreciative of cultural inspiration from the Mediterranean world, but determined to cling onto what was good in its Druid heritage. From Christianity it drew the story of Christ; from Druidry it inherited a love […]