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History of Ireland Slides


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My section of a presentation on Irish Catholicism after a research trip to Ireland in 2009

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History of Ireland Slides

  1. 1. Irish Catholicism: History<br />Patience Chiles<br />Carla Schmidt<br />
  2. 2. St. Patrick to Today<br />What happened between St. Patrick and today in Irish Catholicism?<br />
  3. 3. Catholicism and Folk Religion<br />Polytheistic, nature-based religion<br />Common perspectives<br />Sacramental views<br />Animism<br />Incorporation of<br />Christianity into the<br /> Pre-Christian religion<br />
  4. 4. Catholicism and Folk Religion<br />
  5. 5. Penal Period<br />Penal laws<br />Restriction of the practice<br /> of Catholicism<br />Irish identity<br />
  6. 6. Penal Period<br />
  7. 7. Famine<br />Blight wiped out potato crop<br />1.5 million died of starvation<br /> or disease<br />2 million emigrated<br />Renewed orthodoxy<br />
  8. 8. Famine<br />