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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 "Men and Popular Music in Algeria, Modern Middle-East Series No. 20" by Marc Schade-Poulson
(Cambridge University Press, 2002)
Rai is a form of popular music most closely associated with the city of Oran (Waharan) in the northwestern corner of Algeria. Marc Schade-Poulson's book considers the social significance of the genre in its place of origin ...
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 "Governance Structures of the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy: Becoming One" by Mary Lyons
(The Furrow, 2007)
The history of religious life in the Catholic Church is one of ups and downs, starts and finishes. The ecclesiastical climate of the time of a reli gious congregation's foundation often marks its organisational structure, ...
A review of "Berber Culture on the World Stage: From Village to Video" by Jane E.Goodman
(VWB - Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung, 2006)
Based upon field research amongst the Kabyle "Berber" communities of Algeria and Paris, Goodman's book succeeds elegantly in the daunting task of drawing together a very wide range of materials and experiences in a unified, ...
A review of 'The account books of the Franciscan House, Broad Lane, Cork 1764–1921. Edited by Liam Kennedy and Claire Murphy' (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press, 2014)
This book, making accessible in printed form the accounts of the Cork Franciscan Friary, should be read in conjunction with the database available on the Irish Manuscripts Commission website. Both book and database are the ...
A review of "Does God Care?" by Wilfrid Harrington
(The Furrow, 1994)
A review of "The Meaning and the Mission of Religious Life in the Local Church"
(The Furrow, 1983)
This is a collection of papers, reports and reflections from the General Assembly of Canadian Religious, held in May 1980. The theme of the Assembly was: 'The Meaning and Mission of Religious Life in the Local Church'. The ...
A review of 'The Second World War and Irish Women: An Oral History by Mary Muldowney'
(Irish Labour History Society, 2007)
This book, based on interviews with twenty-seven Dublin and Belfast-born women, explores the Irish female experience during World War II. Combining personal testimonies with the evidence of contemporary newspapers, official ...
A review of 'Business archival sources for the local historian by Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh and Margaret Ó hÓgartaigh'
(Irish Labour History Society, 2011)
This, the most recent volume of the Maynooth Research Guides in Irish Local History series, brings together the expertise troika of the socio-economic historian, the accountant and the accounting historian. The result ...