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Northern Ireland: My Entry in The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism

I have written the entry for Northern Ireland in the new Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism (John Wiley and Sons Inc), edited by John Stone (Boston University), Rutledge Dennis (George Mason University), Polly Rizova (Willamette University), Anthony Smith (London School of Economics), and Xiaoshuo Hou (St. Lawrence University). The short entry includes a brief […]

Captured by a Vision at the 4 Corners Festival – New Post on Slugger O’Toole

I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, ‘Captured by a Vision at the 4 Corners Festival,’ based on the Rev Ken Newell’s reading from his memoirs. 

Religion in Scotland Conference in Belfast, 28-29 May

The Scottish Religious Cultures Network will host a conference in Belfast on ‘Religion in Scotland: At Home and Abroad,’ 28-29 May at Queen’s University. The conference features a range of keynote addresses and panels by academics from a variety of fields. Unlike many academic conferences, it is free and open to the public. Locals may […]

International Women’s Day: Two New Posts on Slugger O’Toole

To mark International Women’s Day, I’ve contributed two new posts on the Slugger O’Toole blog: What do Evangelical Women have to say about Reconciliation?  Review of Mary T. Malone’s: ‘The Elephant in the Church: A Woman’s Tract for our Times’

Scottish Religious Cultures Network Conference 28-29 May at Queen’s

The Scottish Religious Cultures Network will host a conference on ‘Scotland’s Religious Traditions at Home and Abroad,’ 28–29 May 2015 at Queen’s University Belfast. The conference also will include an emphasis on religion in Ulster. The conference is open to papers on any aspect of religion in Scotland, but the organisers are particularly interested in […]

Evangelical Journeys Reviewed in the Journal of Contemporary Religion

Previously I have shared reviews from academic journals of my book, co-authored with Claire Mitchell, Evangelical Journeys: Choice and Change in a Northern Irish Religious Subculture (UCD Press 2011). I have discovered another review, this one by Neil Southern, Senior Lecturer in Politics at Sheffield Hallam University, in the Journal of Contemporary Religion, 2013, V. […]

Course on Remembering a Decade of Change and Violence in Ireland with McMaster and Higgins Starts 21 October

I have a post on the Slugger O’Toole blog about an education and training programme delivered by Rev Dr Johnston McMaster and Dr Cathy Higgins, ‘Remembering a Decade of Change and Violence in Ireland, 1912-1922,’ that will run for seven Tuesday evenings between 6.00-9.30 pm. For more information, visit Slugger.