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Columba's Iona

A new history

Rosalind K. Marshall

Columba's Iona by Rosalind K. Marshall

Using a wide variety of sources and taking into account the results of the most recent historical and archaeological research, Rosalind K. Marshall charts the many developments on Iona throughout the centuries, investigating why it has had such an enduring influence on Scottish life. In our own apparently secular age, thousands of people still visit the tiny and remote Hebridean island each year to experience its unique atmosphere of tranquil spirituality.

RRP: £17.99
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781908737144
Publication Date: 16/05/2013
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Rosalind K. Marshall
Dr Rosalind K. Marshall, is an author, historian and Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She is the author of histories of St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh and St Mary’s...


‘A most helpful account of the comings and goings over the centuries on this jewel of an island.’

Sally Magnusson

‘A valuable and timely contribution to the literature on this rich seam of Scottish history.’

The Very Rev Finlay MacDonald

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A Gift for Pope Francis: The Moderator of the Kirk takes Columba’s Iona to Rome

We are now able to announce that a special edition of Columba’s Iona, Rosalind K Marshall’s history of the island, has been produced at the request of the Church of...