Catholic Church and the Protestant state nineteenth-century Irish realities by Oliver Rafferty

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Published by Four Courts Press in Dublin, Ireland, Portland, OR .

Written in English

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  • Catholic Church -- Ireland -- Relations -- Protestant Churches -- History -- 19th century,
  • Church and state -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementOliver Rafferty.
LC ClassificationsBX1505 .R34 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22545065M
ISBN 101846820847
ISBN 109781846820847
LC Control Number2008396546

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History of the church and the writings of the Church Fathers along with biblical exclamations are introduced.

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