No Longer Strangers
Cultural Integration in Church and Society in Ireland
Migration presents both problems and opportunities worldwide. This book looks at two important sources of hope. It sees hope in the fact that the first generation of Christians were able to reconcile culturally diverse groups. And it seems much of the same dynamic happening in culturally mixed communities today. Instead of either assimilation or multi-culturalism, the writers here advocate a policy of trans-culturalism. This would mean both the host community and immigrants learning to adapt, so as to forge together a hope-filled new future.
By Gabriel Daly, O.S.A. There is a pressing pastoral need to recognise the hopes and dreams, the disappointments and frustrations of all those Catholics who had believed that Vatican II would bring about reform and renewal in the church. This...
By Wilfrid Harrington O.P. A lifelong student and teacher of Scripture responds to the Year of Mercy and to the document by Pope Francis, The Face of Mercy, by looking closely at the theme of mercy in the Bible. He sketches...
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