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Preaching a radical Jesus

Speaking at the launch of his new book, Jesus: Social Revolutionary?, Peter McVerry SJ commented: “For me, the life and work of Jesus should mean that a huge commitment to social justice should be at the heart of all that the Christian churches preach and do”. He added an expression of regret that “the Churches’ emphasis on personal conversion fails ...

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Ecumenics book launch

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Irish School of Ecumenics (ISE) director, Linda Hogan, were the main speakers at the launch of the book The Irish School of Ecumenics, 1970-2007, edited by Michael Hurley SJ. It was launched at a reception in the Milltown Institute on Thursday 3 April. The Catholic Archbishop Diarmuid Martin was joined by the Church of Ireland Archbishop, ...

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Democracy and making the people happy

Edmond Grace’s book, Democracy and Happiness, the fruit of a lengthy consultation process with many leading Irish public servants, was launched last week at the Rotunda in City Hall, Dublin, by Minister Eamon Ryan. Edmond Grace SJ worked in the Dublin inner-city parish of Gardiner St. and was a founder member of the Dublin Citywide Drugs Crisis Campaign. His work ...

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Lonergan’s Quest – Bill Mathews

Bill Mathews SJ launched his book on Lonergan in the Milltown Institute on Friday 24 November 2006. Entitled Lonergan’s Quest, the book explores the desire that drove Lonergan’s work, through exploring the genesis, researching, composition, and question structure of Insight, Lonergan’s most famous work. Bill’s is a unique take on Lonergan: “The central thing was to understand and show his ...

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