Love's Betrayal. The Decline of Catholicism and Rise of New Religions in Ireland

Title:
Love's Betrayal. The Decline of Catholicism and Rise of New Religions in Ireland
Author:
Mulholland, Peter
Subject:
Sociology; Sociology of Religion
Publisher:
Peter Lang
Description:
This book provides a detailed analysis of the decline of Catholicism and the almost simultaneous surge of new religious movements in Ireland during the second half of the twentieth century. It argues that the Church’s authoritarian regime was fostering interest in alternative spiritualities for decades before the abuse scandals of the 1990s.
Indentifiers:
E-ISBN: 9781788744317
Collection:
Peter Lang