Pennar Davies Centenary Celebrated

Welsh Books Council

Pennar Davies Centenary Celebrated - 30 September 2011

The books being launched were:

Saintly Enigma - the biography of Pennar Davies, which includes descriptions of the south Wales of his childhood, the Welsh awakening during his lifetime, his time as principal of a theological college, including student protests; the politics of Pennar, the author and bard.

Diary of a Soul - a translation of the Welsh-language classic  Cudd fy Meiau  by Pennar Davies. The original was published as a weekly column in the Congregational newspaper  Y Tyst  in 1955. The volume has been long regarded as a classic by many Welsh people and the book records the honest confessions of a deeply spiritual man. Foreword by Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury.

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