Thirteen contributions explore aspects of the history of the Catholic church in the northernmost diocese of Ireland. From the establishment of the diocese in the sixth century to the Church's reaction to the Omagh bombing during the recent 'troubles, ' the articles explore such topics as the life of Colum Cille, traditionally thought to be the founder of the diocese; the history of the Sisters of Mercy; and the administration of the first Protestant bishop of Derry.
About the Author :
Henry A Jefferies has contributed to A History of the Diocese of Derry: Studies in the Church from Earliest Times as an editor.
Henry A. Jefferies teaches history at Thornhill College, Derry. He is the author of several studies on medieval and early modern history. He specializes in Irish ecclesiastical history.
|Title:||A History of the Diocese of Derry: Studies in the Church from Earliest Times||Publisher:||Four Courts Press|
|Author:||Henry A Jefferies, Kieran Devlin, Henrya Jeffries|
|No. of Pages:||240|
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