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The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Ireland: sectarianism and identity

  title={The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Ireland: sectarianism and identity},
  author={Maria Kennedy},
This thesis is a sociological study of Quakers in Ireland that investigates the impact that sectarianism has had on identity construction within the Religious Society of Friends. My research highlights the complex identities of individual Friends in respect of culture, national identities and theology – mirrored by the Society’s corporate identity. Jennifer Todd’s work on sectarianism and oppositional identities in Ireland provides part of the theoretical framework for this thesis. An identity… 
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