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A review of '"Clashing Symbols. An Introduction to Faith-and-Culture" by Michael Paul Gallagher'
(The Furrow, 1997)
This book, its subject matter, and the manner in which it is handled, is clearly the work of someone of considerable scholarship, with a keen sense of mission. It is a book written not to provide information 'for the sake ...
A review of "Why You Can Disagree... and Remain a Faithful Catholic" by Philip S. Kaufman
(The Furrow, 1991)
The basic thesis of this book is that Catholics have a right to know not only official Church teaching but also 'other information in the Church'. In his foreword, Richard A. McCormack, the distinguished moral theologian ...
A review of "Becoming a Woman" by Valerie Vance Dillon; "Becoming a Man" by William J. Bausch
(The Furrow, 1990)
The Christian view of sexuality is a wholesome one, yet many people perceive it to be negative and oppressive. How often we hear people speak on radio or television about their being 'liberated' from the strict Catholic ...
A review of "Inside My Father's House" by George A. Kelly
(The Furrow, 1991)
Mgr George Kelly is a well-known figure in the American Church. He is outspoken and controversial, holding strongly conservative views which he expresses with energy and enthusiasm. This book is a memoir of the years of ...
A review of "Does God Care?" by Wilfrid Harrington
(The Furrow, 1994)
A review of 'Dublin Slums, 1800-1925: A Study in Urban Geography by Jacinta Prunty' (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press, 1999)
This study of the development of the Dublin slums over a period of a century and a quarter investigates the interrelated themes of public health, housing and poverty, as well as the reaction thereto by central and local ...
A review of 'Dublin through the Ages by Art Cosgrove' (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press, 1990)
This collection of eight studies examines the development of Dublin from the ninth century to the late 1980s, tracing the physical growth of the city, the fluctuations of its population, and the varying fortunes of its ...
A review of "Jesus the Liberator: A Historical-Theological Reading of Jesus of Nazareth" by Jon Sobrino, Paul Burns and Francis McDonagh
(The Furrow, 1995)
In the first part of this book Sobrino establishes the importance of the setting in which Christology is done. He draws attention to the historical situation of poverty, suffering, dispossession and oppression in Latin ...
A review of '"Theology in the University: The Irish Context" by Pádraig Corkery and Fiachra Long'
(The Furrow, 1998)
This recent publication, proceeding from a conference at University College Cork in 1995, is a very worthwhile and discussion of theology in Irish universities.