Irish History Matters: Politics, identities and commemoration. By Prof Brian Walker. The History Press (2019). This book looks at how and why history matters in Ireland, north and south. That history matters in Ireland is something we all have a sense of, whether or not we are comfortable with Read more…
So what about churches and community work – volunteering to do practical things to improve the life of a local community or the wellbeing of an individual? It is certainly in fashion these days. The key question is whether it is part of the main thing that churches need to Read more…
Commissioned by the Community Relations Council of Northern Ireland.
‘Beyond the Pale’ asks:
– Is commemorating the events of 1912 to 1922 a moment of opportunity or risk?
– What values should underpin historical reflection of this period?
– What practical actions can the Church take to ensure that historical reflection on this decade is constructive rather than damaging?
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