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 […]
Legend says that Richard III murdered the two princes in the tower, but he wasn’t the only ambitious man with a motive.
Hildegard of Bingen – a visionary, writer, healer and composer – wrote about her life and visions, an unusual feat for a medieval woman.
What options did unmarried medieval women have? Some stayed at home or entered convents while others, like Christina of Markyate, became anchorites.
Cats possess an aura of mystery. People in Europe believed that witches had familiars. What better animal to choose than cats to play the role? And, what better animal to persecute along with witches?