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Irene Whelan speaks on the evangelical movement of Ireland and the sources of religious and political polarization

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IreneWhelan2.JPGSeptember 28, 2006, Thursday, 7 pm

 Irene Whelan, Associate Professor of History and Director of Irish Studies at Manhattanville College speaks on the early missionary movement in Ireland and the origins of the ‘new’ imperialism of the Victorian period based on her recent book The Bible War in Ireland: The ‘Second Reformation’ and the Polarization of Protestant Catholic Relations 1800-1840, a vivid and compelling account of the evangelical movement and the sources of modern religious and political polarization in Ireland.

 

 

 

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