Gerry Adams & Forgiveness: Alan McBride on the Channel 4 series ‘The Bible: A History’

image Tomorrow, Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams will be the featured guest on the Channel 4 series, ‘The Bible: A History.’ The series bills itself as, ‘the story of the most influential book ever written, interpreted by seven prominent figures from … Read more...

Marianne Elliott Book Review: When God Took Sides

image Marianne Elliott’s latest book, provocatively titled When God Took Sides: Religion and Identity in Ireland – Unfinished History, (Oxford University Press, 2009) describes how Catholics and Protestants in Ireland perceive each other – and explains why this matters so … Read more...

Northern Ireland Reconciliation – Those who [try to] forget their past are doomed to repeat it…

image Northern Ireland is dealing with its past every day – but usually not in a way that is helpful or constructive. That was the message from a panel discussion, ‘Can we Handle the Truth?’ that I attended on Saturday 30 … Read more...