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Early Medieval Celtic Saints Webinar

Join us for a look at some of the holy people of the Celtic lands in the early medieval period. Ranging from famous Irish saints Patrick and Brigid through some better-known Scottish and Welsh saints to saints known for their work in Cornwall and Brittany, we will consider the life stories, achievements and cult followings of the individuals. We will also look at artefacts associated with them.

The Sultan and the Saint – The Crusades (2016)

Two men of faith, one a traveling Christian preacher, the other the ruler of a Muslim Empire, bucked a century of war, distrust, and insidious propaganda in a search for mutual respect and common ground. It is the story of Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt, and their meeting on a bloody battlefield during the period of Christian- Muslim conflict known as the Crusades.

The Saint & the Sultan: The Crusades, Islam, & Francis of Assisi’s Mission of Peace (2009)

An intriguing examination of the extraordinary–and little known meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Islamic leader Sultan Malik Al-Kamil that has strong resonance in today's divided world.

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