The Best Catholics in the World

The author embarks on a quest to unravel the tight hold the church had on the Irish .He travels the length and breadth of Ireland and across Europe, going to masses, novenas, shrines and seminaries, talking to those who have abandoned the ...

The Best Catholics in the World

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The Best Catholics in the World
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Derek Scally
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-18 - Publisher: Penguin UK

'At once intimate and epic, this is a landmark book' Fintan O'Toole 'A great achievement ... Brilliant, engaging and essential' Colm Tóibín When Dubliner Derek Scally goes to Christmas Eve Mass on a visit home from Berlin, he finds more memories than congregants in the church where he was once
The Best Catholics in the World
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Derek Scally
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-18 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The Number One Bestseller 'A great achievement . . . Brilliant, engaging and essential' Colm Tóibín 'At once intimate and epic, this is a landmark book' Fintan O'Toole When Dubliner Derek Scally goes to Christmas Eve Mass on a visit home from Berlin, he finds more memories than congregants in
Religion in Europe at the End of the Second Millenium
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Andrew M. Greeley
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Most sociologists of religion describe a general decline in religious faith and practice in Europe over the last two centuries. The secularizing forces of the Enlightenment, science, industrialization, the influence of Freud and Marx, and urbanization are all felt to have diminished the power of the churches and demystified the
Right-Wing Radicalism and National Socialism in Germany
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Ingvar Kolden
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-23 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book explores the unique confessional difference in voting behavior between Catholic and Protestants churchgoers regarding Nazism in Germany. This can be explained by different theological and ecclesiastical systems, different views on democracy, moral, racism, anti-semitism, nationalism, law systems, and the inherited European civilization.
The Irish Voice in America
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Charles Fanning
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-21 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

In this study, Charles Fanning has written the first general account of the origins and development of a literary tradition among American writers of Irish birth or background who have explored the Irish immigrant or ethnic experience in works of fiction. The result is a portrait of the evolving fictional