John O’Donohue passes

John O’Donohue was an Irish poet and philosopher beloved for his book Anam Cara — Gaelic for “soul friend” — and for his insistence on beauty as a human calling and a defining aspect of God. Before his untimely death this year, he spoke with Krista in our studios. And so this hour has become a remembrance of him. But John O’Donohue had a very Celtic, lifelong fascination with what he called “the invisible world.” And he would also surely see this also as a serendipitous continuation of his life’s work — of bringing ancient Celtic wisdom to modern confusions and longings.

http://speakingoffaith.publicradio.org/programs/john_odonahue/index.shtml

Author: TheAnthroGeek

TheAnthroGeek has a phd in anthropology from Columbia University in NYC. But don't assume that means he knows anything!

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