Celtic Christianity

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    Remarks are being made about the B.I.S
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    Celtic Region, glacians originally celtic people, make up of Irish people complex
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    Subject overview: Celtic Christianity and Christianity aspect of the people who grew up in Ireland and came to P.E.I
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    The faith of the people which unified Ireland, sectarianism is what divided them led to sorrow and bloodshed. Ireland is only nation in the world that was converted to Christianity without martyrs
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    Ireland was affected by the Conformation on the Christian Faith, they were invaded by people of different religious backgrounds.
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    Secular history changed
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    Romanization of Catholic Church further affected the Celticism of the people, they became less celtic in their christian faith
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    Celtic and Roman christians did not differ in essentials, but in practices, morals etc
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    Disagreement on Easter day
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    Disagreement on the ordination of clergy, shaving of the head was done differently.
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    Ancient Celtic life became isolated, the celts were defeated alone the way. the were pushed out of england
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    The Celts were a group of related tribes linked by related language culture and religion, they are not a nation, but a people.
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    When Christianity came , Patrick
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    Love to fight, fought amongst themselves , types of kings - provincial kings and high. Kingship was not heredity
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    Women were treated with greater respect than other places that time. Equality amongst women and men in the celtic society,
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    Tribe was the basic social unit. It was comparably easy to get the head of the family nd ostrick
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    Identity came from tribe, the clan chose the king, by nature culture and civilization they were preparing from the gospel
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    The druids were not priest, they were theologians, leaders, interpreters of the law. Very important people who served in a way so clerical organization in the church
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    Land conscious and protective because land was the source of life. Ownership was important for livelihood and status in the community. If you own land and managed it well you were regard well.
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    The spiritual world was everywhere. God was everywhere so they showed respect to every living thing. Wells were thought to be holy wells, admiration of mountains, fear and love for the sea. All these things had religious significance
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    Iona in Scotland is a island that is sacred.
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    Point being made again about druids, Celebrating Halloween or All Hallow for All saints.
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    Named their children after places, saint names being passed on from generation to generation.
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    Early christians like protestants would go to the desserts, caves, islands of the coast to get away,mediate.
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    The word was passed down by word of mouth, had to memorize thousands of words to pass it down
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    The people had a love for creation and to roam, pursued their own interest. The celts likes, passions, interests how it related to christianity
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    Irish Christianity observed a great deal of paganism
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    Normans coming to Ireland, they were not original celtic
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