Search Results: "Diarmaid Ferriter"


BOOK REVIEW

THE TRANSFORMATION OF IRELAND by Diarmaid Ferriter
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"An assumption-rattling landmark in modern Irish historical writing."
If Ireland is now the Celtic Tiger, a marvel of the modern world economy, it's no thanks to many of the nation's institutions over the past century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2002

"Socioeconomic surgery on a national scale, with no anesthetic."
Booker shortlistee Tóibín (The Blackwater Lightship, 2000, etc.) collaborates with historian Ferriter (Dublin City Univ.) to introduce and annotate contemporary documents from Ireland's devastating mid-19th-century famine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE REFORMATION by Diarmaid MacCulloch
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2004

"An essential work of religious history."
A monumental study of the clash between late medieval Christianity and early modern Protestantism, both "religions of fear, anxiety, and guilt." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SILENCE by Diarmaid MacCulloch
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 12, 2013

"MacCulloch has bitten off more than most readers will want to chew."
MacCulloch (History of the Church/Oxford Univ.; Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years, 2011, etc.) takes on the difficult task of discovering the history of silence in the Christian faith. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALL THINGS MADE NEW by Diarmaid MacCulloch
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Experts and lay readers alike can pick and choose elements from MacCulloch's vast store of knowledge."
Authoritative essays on the Protestant Reformation. Read full book review >