Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2009

224 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719077357

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Michael Logue and the Catholic Church in Ireland, 1879-1925

John Privilege

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Newly available in paperback
  • Includes an examination of the clash between science and faith by considering the response of the Catholic Church to the advent of Darwinism
  • Explores the response of the Church to the outbreak of the First World War, republican violence, partition and the role of the Church in the establishment of the Irish Free State
  • Provides a fresh perspective on existing interpretations of the role of the Church in this period and on areas of historical debate
  • Examines the role of the Church in the dynamic of social and political change which will significantly contribute to our understanding of the relationship between Church and state in modern Ireland