Contemporary Catholicism in Ireland: A Critical Appraisal

Contemporary Catholicism in Ireland: A Critical Appraisal


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ISBN-13: 9781856076166
Publisher: Columba Press
Publication date: 08/15/2008
Pages: 279
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface     7
What is the Current State of Irish Catholicism?
Being a Catholic in Ireland Today   John Littleton     12
The Catholic Church in post-Celtic Tiger Ireland   Peadar Kirby     25
Embracing Change: The remodelling of Irish Catholic primary schools in the 21st century   Patricia Kiernan     43
From Modernity to Ultramodernity: The Changing Influence of Catholic Practice on Political Practice in Ireland   Jean-Christophe Penet     45
Catholic Experiences
The New Prophets: Voices from the Margins   Catherine Maignant     90
Reporting Religion   Colum Kenny     111
Of Scribes and Pharisees   Patsy McGarry     143
Devotion to Dissent: Irish-American Catholicism, 1945-2006   Lawrence J. McCaffrey     162
Artists, Poets and Writers on Irish Catholicism
Sites of Worship, Sites of Desire: Catholicism and Dorothy Cross's Stabat Mater   Eoin Flannery     182
Secularising the Sacred: Dermot Bolger and the Problem of Catholic Nationalism   Damien Shortt     200
Sifting the Remains of Irish Catholicism: Relics and Nuns in Eilean Ni Chuilleanain's Poetry   Andrew J. Auge     220
The Jesus Body, The Jesus Bones   John F. Deane     242
Catholicism ata Crossroads: Jean Sulivan's Message for post-Catholic Ireland   Eamon Maher     259
The Contributors     275

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