Holy Wells: A Pilgrim's Prayer Companion and Guide


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Pilgrimages to holy wells were common in medieval Christendom, and especially among Celtic peoples with their profound awareness of the God's presence in creation. In the wider Christian tradition water is a symbol of life, grace and healing - a gift of God, springing forth from the earth. Many parish churches were built close to wells which were used for baptism and for healing services. Today, interest in holy wells is resurgent. Regional guides, gazetteers and websites connected with holy wells are increasingly popular ...

Holy Wells: A pilgrim's prayer companion and guide 2014, Canterbury Press Norwich, London

ISBN-13: 9781848256330