Tom Inglis Reviews ‘Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland’: an ‘insightful & intelligent book’

Tom Inglis, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at University College Dublin, has reviewed my latest book, Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity (Oxford, 2016) in the academic journal Journal of Contemporary Religion, V32(3) September 2017.

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Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland Reviewed in Reviews in Religion & Theology by Vladimir Kmec

My latest book, Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernityhas been reviewed by Vladimir Kmec in the academic journal Reviews in Religion and Theology (January 2017, 24(1), pp. 98-101).

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Reconciliation and Religio-Political Non-Conformism in Zimbabwe: Reviews of Joram Tarusarira’s Book

JorambookcoverThe ‘Religion Factor’ blog has published two reviews of a new book by Joram Tarusarira, Reconciliation and Religio-Political Non-Conformism in Zimbabwe (Routledge, 2016). Tarusarira is Assistant Professor in Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.… Read more...

“Essential reading for anyone involved in Christian Church leadership in Ireland in 2016”: Steve Stockman Reviews Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland

TransformingLaunchRev Steve Stockman, the minister at Fitzroy Presbyterian Church in Belfast, has reviewed my latest book, Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity. 

Writing on his blog Soul Surmise, he says:

For 20 years I have watched, and wrestled

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Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland – Author Meets Critics Session

linda&gladysMy latest book, Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity (Oxford 2016) was launched Tuesday at the Irish School of Ecumenics (ISE), Trinity College Dublin, with an ‘author meets critics’ session.

 

 

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Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Book Launch and Author Meets Critics Session on 12 April in Dublin

TransformingPostCatholicCoverI’m delighted to announce that the launch of my new book, Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity (Oxford, 2016) will be marked with an Author Meets Critics session at the Irish School of Ecumenics in Dublin on 12 … Read more...

Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Video of My Talk at Rubicon

TransformingPostCatholicCoverBack in November, I spoke at the Rubicon conference about my latest book — due out next week — Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland. 

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Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Read the First Chapter for Free!

My latest book, Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernityis due to be published in a few weeks by Oxford University Press (OUP).

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SSSR’s Distinguished Book Award for The Deconstructed Church

DSC00307I’m pleased to share that my latest book, co-authored with Gerardo Marti, The Deconstructed Church: Understanding Emerging Christianity (Oxford, 2014) has been awarded the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion’s 2015 Distinguished Book Award. The announcement was made at … Read more...

Grace Davie – Religion in Britain: A Persistent Paradox, Book Review

davie2015Grace Davie’s 1994 book, Religion in Britain since 1994: Believing without Belonging, has become a classic in the sociology of religion and its memorable subtitle has even filtered into the popular consciousness. I’ve heard clerics and Christian activists use … Read more...

Same-Sex Marriage Referendum in the Republic: Review of ‘Who Owns Marriage?’ – New Post on Slugger O’Toole

who owns marriageI have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, a review of a book about the Republic of Ireland’s upcoming same-sex marriage referendum, Who Owns Marriage? A Conversation about Religion, Government, Marriage and a Civil Society, edited by Nick Read more...