ADAM, David. British, b. 1936. Genres: Theology/Religion, Inspirational/Motivational Literature. Career: Anglican vicar. National Coal Board, Northumberland, England, coal miner, 1951-54; ordained Anglican priest, 1959, serving in Auckland, England, 1959-63, West Hartlepool, England, 1963-67, and Danby, England, 1967-90; Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England, vicar, 1990-. Conductor of religious retreats; lecturer and broadcaster. National Coal Board, chaplain. Publications: The Edge of Glory: Prayers in the Celtic Tradition, 1985; The Cry of the Deer: Meditations on the Hymn of St. Patrick, 1987; Tides and Seasons: Modern Prayers in the Celtic Tradition, 1989; The Eye of the Eagle: Meditations on the Hymn "Be Thou My Vision," 1990; (with J. Douglas) Visions of Glory for Voices (music), 1990; Border Lands: The Best of David Adam's Celtic Vision, 1991; Power Lines: Celtic Prayers about Work, 1992; Fire of the North: The Illustrated Life of St. Cuthbert, 1993; The Open Gate: Celtic Prayers for Growing Spiritually, 1994; The Rhythm of Life: Celtic Christian Prayer, 1996, in US asThe Rhythm of Life: Celtic Daily Prayer, 1997; (comp. and author of introd.) The Wisdom of the Celts: A Compilation, 1996; A Celtic Daily Prayer Book: A Compilation, 1997, in US as A Celtic Book of Prayer, 1997; Flame in My Heart: St. Aidan for Today, 1997; Clouds and Glory: Prayers for the Church Year; Year A, 1998; On Eagles' Wings: The Life and Spirit of St. Chad, 1999; Traces of Glory: Prayers for the Church Year; Year B, 1999; Forward to Freedom: A Journey into God, 1999, in US as Forward to Freedom: From Exodus to Easter, 2001; A Desert in the Ocean: God's Call to Adventurous Living, in US as A Desert in the Ocean: The Spiritual Journey according to St. Brendan the Navigator, 2000; Glimpses of Glory: Prayers for the Church Year; Year C; Landscapes of Light: An Illustrated Anthology of Prayers, 2001; (comp) A Celtic Psaltery: Psalms from the Celtic Tradition, 2001; Island of Light: An Illustrated Collection of Prayers, 2002; Walking the Edges: Celtic Saints along the Roman Wall, 2003. Address: Vicarage, Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2RX, England.