contribution of religion to the conflict in Northern Ireland
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Published by Centre for the Study of Religion and Society, University of Kent at Canterbury in [Canterbury] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion and politics -- Northern Ireland.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPaul Badham.
SeriesPamphlet library / Centre for the Study of Religion and Society -- no.14, Pamphlet library (University of Kent at Canterbury. Centre for the Study of Religion and Society) -- no. 14.
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19279884M

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Sandal's in depth and nuanced inquiry into the role of religious actors in helping to end the conflict in Northern Ireland is a ground-breaking work which takes our knowledge significantly forward. It should be read by all with an interest in conflict, conflict resolution and peace-making.'Format: Paperback.   As it happens, some of those voices receive significant attention in Ex-Combatants, Religion and Peace in Northern Ireland, a product of a joint research project between the Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health and the Compromise after Conflict initiative of Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Aberdeen. Sociologist John Brewer is the lead researcher in Compromise after Conflict, and this co-authored book . In light of the multifaceted nature of the conflict in Northern Ireland, Mitchell explains that, for Catholics, religion is primarily important in its social and institutional forms, whereas for many Protestants its theological and ideological dimensions are more by: In light of the multifaceted nature of the conflict in Northern Ireland, Mitchell explains that, for Catholics, religion is primarily important in its social and institutional forms, whereas for many Protestants its theological and ideological dimensions are more pressing.

RELIGION AND CONFLICT: THE CASE OF NORTHERN IRELAND Now that the peace process, however fragile and tenuous, has stayed the course, despite some serious obstacles and setbacks, and talks between the British government and Sinn Fein are taking place, it is a time to reflect on the nature of the divisions that have scarred our lives and by: 2. 4BERKLEY CENTER FOR RELIGION, PEACE & WORLD AFFAIRS AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY CASE STUDY Th NORTHERN IRELAND. At first glance, the conflict in Northern Ireland during the late twentieth century pitted Catholics against Protestants in a violent sectarian struggle. But the role of religion was, in fact, much more nuanced. Religion and Conflict: Global Lessons from Northern Ireland Learning from the past is a means of shaping the future. A recent paramilitary killing and bombs again in Belfast make learning from the Author: Ian Linden. After a brief account of the history of the Northern Ireland conflict, the different arguments and counter arguments that bear on the role of religion in causing and sustaining the conflict are.

Despite this quibble, Mitchell's book provides a valuable and comprehensive perspective on a complex and often misunderstood topic. It should be read as a vital supplement to many of the basic sociology and politics texts on the Northern Ireland conflict, which often dismiss the role of religion. some contribution of religion to the diametrically opposed and intractable identities of the two groupings in Northern Ireland, and additionally in the separate schooling system, MacAllister rejects . Part of the Palgrave Studies in Compromise after Conflict book series (PSCAC) Abstract and peace. But the role religion plays in Northern Ireland as a means of identity construction gives it an impact through processes of cultural, political, and ethnic reproduction. () Religion and the Northern Ireland Conflict. In: Ex-Combatants Cited by: 1.   Has conflict in Northern Ireland kept political dimensions of religion alive, and has religion played a role in fuelling conflict?Conflict in Northern Ireland is not and never will be a holy war. Yet religion is more socially and politically significant than many commentators presume. In fact, religion has remained a central feature of social identity and politics throughout conflict as well.