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Tracing the cultural legacy of Irish Catholicism : from Galway to Cloyne and beyond

Tracing the cultural legacy of Irish Catholicism : from Galway to Cloyne and beyond

Author: Eamon Maher; Eugene J O'Brien
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book of essays will appeal to anyone interested in the dismantling of Ireland's cultural attachment to Catholicism over the past four decades. -- .


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eamon Maher; Eugene J O'Brien
ISBN: 9781526129635 1526129639 9781526101068 1526101068
OCLC Number: 1032613265
Description: 1 v. (xiii-233 p.) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction - Eamon Maher and Eugene O'BrienPart I: Tracing change and setting the context1. 'The times they are a changin'': Tracing the transformation of Irish Catholicism through the eyes of a journalist - Patsy McGarry2. Revisiting the faith of our fathers ... and reimagining its relevance in the context of twenty-first-century Ireland - Louise Fuller3. Dethroning Irish Catholicism: Church, State and modernity in contemporary Ireland - David Carroll Cochran4. Refracted visions: Street photography, humanism and the loss of innocence - Justin Carville5. Contemporary Irish Catholicism: A time of hope! - Vincent TwomeyPart II: Going against the tide6. The poetry of accumulation: Irish-American fables of resistance - Eamonn Wall7. Prophetic voices or complicit functionaries? Irish priests and the unravelling of a culture - Eamon Maher8. Tony Flannery: A witness in an age of witnesses - Catherine Maignant9. 'Belief shifts': Ireland's referendum and the journey from Gemeinschaft to Gesellschaft - Eugene O'BrienPart III: Challenges in the here and now10. Faith, hope and clarity? A new church for the unhoused - Michael Cronin11. The people in the pews: Silent and betrayed - Patricia Casey12. Irreconcilable differences? The fraught relationship between women and the Catholic Church in Ireland - Sharon Tighe-Mooney13. The Catholic twilight - Joe ClearyIndex -- .
Responsibility: edited by Eamon Maher and Eugene O'Brien.


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'A new book on the issue, Tracing the Cultural Legacy of Irish Catholicism, is highly readable...this timely study is to be recommended.'Mark Patrick Henderman is a monk of Glanstal Abbey in Read more...

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