Life of Berach, ‘Betha Beraig’: Best bits.

'And John, the son of Zebedee, the heir of virginity, one of the four apostles to whom Jesus chose to his Apostleship, one of the four who wrote the gospel of the Lord, the man who sucked the fountain of true wisdom from the breast of the Saviour, he it was who wrote these words.'

A stag carries his books.

'the imposter is coming; attack him with dung and cudgels and stones'.

Levitating a thorn tree to impress other saints.

He makes an ugly warrior beautiful by letting him sleep under his cowl…while he is still in it?



Posted on August 16th at 10:02 PM
Tagged as: hagiography. old irish. rant. yakety yack. my stuff.
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