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Revisiting the Fountain of Elijah. Essays in Honour of Wilfrid McGreal O. Carm

Edizioni Carmelitane

Revisiting the Fountain of Elijah. Essays in Honour of Wilfrid McGreal O. Carm


Edited by Kevin Alban, O. Carm. and Johan Bergström-Allen
2018 | 175 p., ill. | ISBN: 978-88-7288-177-4

Fr Wilfrid McGreal O. Carm. has been a Carmelite since 1957 and he is a well-known figure in the Church in England. Noted ecumenist, writer and broadcaster, he has been Prior of Aylesford Priory in Kent and Prior Provincial of the British Province of Carmelites. He has devoted his life to the promotion and dissemination of the Carmelite charism. This volume pays tribute to Wilfrid McGreal's varied life with contributions representing the fields of spirituality, chaplaincy, theology and art.

Kevin Alban O. Carm., was prior provincial of the British Province and Johan Bergstrom-Allen was the Communications and Projects worker for the same province.


Introduction – Kevin Alban O. Carm.

    1. Carmelite Family and Education in the Era of Globalisation –Richard Byrne, O. Carm.
    1. Genial Friar and Wise Leader - Fr John Cogan (1873-1941) –Martin Kilmurray, O. Carm.
    1. Theology, Prayer and Prophecy – Rowan Williams
    1. God’s Work of Art – Sylvia Lucas
    1. Titus Brandsma: A Carmelite Pioneer of Ecumenism –Fernando Millán Romeral, O. Carm.
    1. Carmel – Land and Journey – Elizabeth Ruth Obbard, OCD
    1. Elijah: A Model for the work of Justice and Peace –Míceál O’Neill, O. Carm.
    1. Carmelite Prayer shaped by the Reform of Touraine –Michael Plattig, O. Carm.
    1. Clare of Assisi: hagiography, iconography and the representation of holiness – Rowan Clare Williams
    1. Hearing the Call: a Theology of Vocation –Gemma Simmonds, CJ .
    1. Being a University Chaplain: A Personal Reflection –Roderick Strange

      “Healthy Guilt”: McGreal, Confession and Healing –Peter Tyler
Afterword – Michael Winter

Bibliography of Wilfrid McGreal O. Carm. –Richard Green, O. Carm.

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