2020: Volume 109
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The Amazon Synod, Querida Amazonia and Women
Commentary before, during, and immediately following the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon region, 6–27 October 2019, generally focused on two requests: the restoration (at least in that region) of married priests and women deacons.
The Flesh Made Word and the Word Made Place: Thomas McGreevy’s ‘Aodh Ruadh O’Domhnaill’
‘Then Mount Jerome for the protestants’, James Joyce has Leopold Bloom muse in the ‘Hades’ episode of Ulysses: ‘Funerals all over the world everywhere every minute.
The Future of Liberal Democracy
Chris Patten, Lord Patten of Barnes CH, PC
It is a pleasure and an honour to be invited to give this lecture by Studies, and with the hospitality of the Society of Jesus, in honour of a great Irishman, a great European and a great world statesman, Peter Sutherland.
The Geography of the Imagination: Brendan Behan’s The Scarperer
Reasonably enough, critics have tended to dismiss Brendan Behan’s novel The Scarperer for what it is – a potboiler, a project undertaken quite literally to light a flame on the gas cooker.
The Poetics of Place in George Moore and John McGahern
This essay seeks to sketch out the way in which two, what might be called ‘canonical’, Irish writers, George Moore (1852–1933) and John McGahern (1934–2006), reveal comparable, though contrasting, sensibility to place.
Universities in the Post-COVID-19 Era
Professor Ray Kinsella
The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented shock to all aspects of every country’s functioning. The most visible effects have been on healthcare and the economy, with associated restrictions on freedoms of movement and worship
West and East_ Europe’s Dual Experience
The spirit of the West
When we speak of East and West in relation to Europe the terms usually have a cultural and political, rather than a geographical sense. The cultural differences between Christianity in the two areas stem from the difference between Greek and Latin thinking.