Celtic Christian heritage
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Celtic Christian heritage

The Irish Celts, a rural people, did not assume that the physical was the enemy of the spiritual. Rather, in their world view, physical activities supported spiritual practice. For example, as monks walked for visitation, they chanted Psalms. A comparable practice in our time would be to use our cell phone for calling up Scripture passages we wish to memorize and meditate upon, or to have a page of Scripture verses on the passenger seat of our car for reference at stop lights.