Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

New History

One of the more remarkable developments in the Church of Ireland in recent decades has been in the writing of its history. For long this seemed to be static, informed largely by Richard Mant’s 19th century history, the iconic three volume work edited by Alison Phillips in the 1930s and the more popular one volume history of Johnston, Robinson and Wyse Jackson which was published by the APCK in 1953.

However things began to change in the late 1960s. Thus was in part due to the ecumenical effects of Vatican II which allowed curious Catholics to view the…

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