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Mark Patrick Hederman

Mark Patrick Hederman is a Benedictine monk of Glenstal Abbey in Co. Limerick.

Formerly the abbot and headmaster of their school, he has lectured in philosophy, theology and literature in Ireland, Nigeria and the USA.

A founding editor of the cultural journal The Crane Bag, he is the author of several books. After success with The Opal and the Pearl he wrote a new book on the relationship between religion and science called Living The Mystery.

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