An Irish Guide to the Holy Land

Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly, editor of The Irish Catholic newspaper, has led a number of pilgrimages to the Holy Land, this book is an expert guide for travellers embarking on a religious journey. Whether you are planning a trip to walk in the footsteps of Jesus, or simply want to deepen your understanding of faith, this book is indispensible. With chapters on f
Date Published :
November 2020
Publisher :
Columba Books
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781782183709
Pages : 120
Dimensions : 5.1 X 7.7 inches
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Michael Kelly has led more than a dozen pilgrimages to the Holy Land. In this unique guidebook, he will take readers to the sites associated with the earthly life of Christ from Bethlehem to Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee to Jerusalem. Whether you are planning a trip to walk in the footsteps of Jesus, or simply want to deepen your understanding of faith this book is indispensable. This book will help the Gospel sites come alive and enhance readers’ appreciation for the Holy Land. As well as the sites, there are chapters on the culture, food, wine and people that make up the fascinating mix that is the Holy Land today some 2,000 years after Christ walked in the land. With detailed maps, this book will appeal to travelers to the region and also serve as an enchanting insight for armchair pilgrims with an
interest in the area or far-flung places in general.

About The Author

MICHAEL KELLY was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. Educated at the University of Hull, he served for twelve years in the Royal Navy before joining the British police and working as a detective in the Regional Crime Squad, Major Crime and Surveillance Units for twenty-five years. After a serious injury on duty, he was retired from the police in 1999. Since then Michael has been a guide and a military historian on the battlefields of the Western Front and Normandy. He is founder member of the Nolan Group, which is engaged in the exploration of the site and action where Alvin C. York was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in the Argonne Forest, France. Michael is former chair of the H.M.S. Ganges Association, a past president of Grimsby Rugby Union Football Club and President of the Lincolnshire Rugby Football Union.

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