Presbyterians, Forgiveness, and Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland: article published in special issue

‘Presbyterians, Forgiveness, and Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland: Towards Gracious Remembering,’ by Jamie Yohanis and me, has been published in a special issue of Religions, co-edited by Joram Tarusarira and me. 

The article draws on the research … Read more...

Hard questions ‘thoughtfully and sensitively explored’: Review of Considering Grace by Graham Spencer

Graham Spencer, Reader in Political Conflict at the University of Portsmouth, has reviewed my book (co-authored with Jamie Yohanis), Considering Grace: Presbyterians and the Troubles. It has just been published in Irish Political Studies (18 March 2021).

Spencer writes that … Read more...

Considering Grace Conference and Launch of Study Resource

Yesterday I was part of an online conference about my book, co-authored with Jamie Yohanis, Considering Grace: Presbyterians and the Troubles.

The conference also marked the launch of study resources to accompany the book. The resources were written by … Read more...

Considering Grace: Unpacking the Impact – join us tomorrow for a chance to reflect together

An online conference on  ‘Considering Grace: Unpacking the Impact’, is scheduled for tomorrow, 3 December, 2-4 pm.

It is based around my book, co-authored with Jamie Yohanis, Considering Grace: Presbyterians and the Troubles.

The main speakers are Canon David … Read more...

‘Considering Grace’ Review in the Irish Times, by Marianne Elliott: “[an] impressive and courageous book”

My latest book, Considering Grace: Presbyterians and the Troubles, co-authored with Jamie Yohanis, is reviewed as the ‘Book of the Day’ in today’s Irish Times online.

The book is reviewed by Marianne Elliott, professor emerita at Liverpool University.

The full … Read more...

‘Considering Grace’ as ‘Being with the Troubles’: Sermon by Rev Steve Stockman

Over the last number of weeks, Rev Steve Stockman of Fitzroy Presbyterian Church in Belfast has preached a series of sermons on ‘Being with …’ On 17 November, he preached on ‘Being with the Troubles’, using examples from my new … Read more...

Richard Moore on Forgiveness and the Launch of the 4 Corners Festival: New Post on Slugger O’Toole

I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, ‘Richard Moore on Forgiveness and the Launch of the 2019 4 Corners Festival.’ 

The Festival runs 30 Jan-10 Feb and the full programme can be found here.Read more...

The Politics of Conflict and Transformation: Northern Ireland in Comparative Perspective, a conference celebrating the work of Prof Jennifer Todd – 23 Nov, Register Now

I’m excited to be part of a one-day event, “The Politics of Conflict and Transformation: Northern Ireland in Comparative Perspective, a conference celebrating the work of Prof Jennifer Todd,” on Friday 23 November, 9.00 am- 7.00 pm at the Royal … Read more...

Review of Archbishop Eames’ Unfinished Search: New Post on Slugger

I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, a review of Archbishop Robin Eames’ book Unfinished Search. I ask: Will another opportunity to address the past slip through our hands?… Read more...

Review of David Bolton’s ‘Conflict, Peace and Mental Health’

I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, a review of David Bolton’s ‘Conflict, Peace and Mental Health: Addressing the Consequences of Conflict Trauma in Northern Ireland.’Read more...