Containing a wide variety of early Christian art, from sources as varied as the Coptic and Celtic traditions and wide-ranging quotations from Christian saints and sages of the first one and a half millennia of Christianity, this book invites the reader to reflect upon the beauty and wisdom of the Christian spirit. The visual and written treasures contained in this volume formed the sacred foundation of the early Church and established a tradition which may even now be traced back to the Gospels. Though specifically Christian in content, the book in hand should provide a source of spiritual inspiration to seekers of all faiths. What is the essential message of the great saints and sages in the first one and a half millennia of Christianity? Is there a unifying doctrine within the different branches of the Christian Church? Are there common spiritual Truths that exist within each of the world's great religions? The gem-like selections of art and writings in Christian Spirit cover the first one and a half millennia of Christianity beginning shortly after the death of the Christ. All spiritual seekers regardless of specific religious affiliation will the inspired by the beauty and wisdom contained in this book.