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‘Ourselves Alone’: Paisleyism and the Politics of Purity

Patrick Mitchel

in Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The distinctive characteristics of Paisleyism are identified, accompanied by discussion of how Paisleyite ideology interacts with nationalism. Contrary to influential interpreters such as Steve ... More


Gospel Truth: Describing Evangelicalism

Patrick Mitchel

in Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Discusses the nature and content of evangelical Christianity and the problems associated with defining what is a variegated movement loosely organized around a theological core. Given Ian Paisley’s ... More


The DUP Says Yes

Jonathan Tonge

in The Democratic Unionist Party: From Protest to Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198705772
eISBN:
9780191775215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705772.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter chronicles the emergence of the DUP as the dominant party within unionism and its attempts to ‘renegotiate’ the Good Friday Agreement. It sets out the negotiating position of the DUP, ... More


Generating Distance?: The Changing Identity of Irish Presbyterianism

Patrick Mitchel

in Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How the Presbyterian Church in Ireland (PCI) has interacted with unionism since Partition is investigated in two stages. Analysis of the Church’s relationship with Orangeism; Presbyterian national ... More


Ron Hutchinson, Graham Reid, and the Hard Eighties

Connal Parr

in Inventing the Myth: Political Passions and the Ulster Protestant Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198791591
eISBN:
9780191833953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791591.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Drama

The political and theatrical climate of the 1980s are charted through Graham Reid and Ron Hutchinson, two dramatists who produced their key works in the decade. An apparent (and sentimentalized) ... More


Revivalism and Fundamentalism in Ulster: W. P. Nicholson in Context

Andrew R. Holmes

in Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism in the United Kingdom during the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664832
eISBN:
9780191765391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664832.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religious Studies

The revival campaign of the evangelist W. P. Nicholson in the early 1920s provides an opportunity to explore the hitherto neglected topic of popular evangelicalism in early twentieth-century Ulster. ... More


Introduction to Part II

in The New Politics of Sinn Féin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311444
eISBN:
9781846314193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314193.006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter illustrates the scope of the issues in the transition phase of the Republican and British state peace process together with its clashing ambiguities and criticisms. This portion also ... More


The Democratic Unionist Party: From Protest to Power

Jonathan Tonge, Maire Braniff, Thomas Hennessey, James W. McAuley, and Sophie Whiting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198705772
eISBN:
9780191775215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705772.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in Northern Ireland has undergone a remarkable transformation. Having been a party of opposition and protest for decades following its foundation in 1971, the DUP ... More


“No. Please Understand”: The Return to Imperial Direct Rule and the Limits to British Arbitration, 1972–1985

Brendan O’Leary

in A Treatise on Northern Ireland, Volume III: Consociation and Confederation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830580
eISBN:
9780191868740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830580.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The return of direct rule to Northern Ireland in 1972 and its mechanisms and conduct are outlined in this chapter. Their impact upon the local political party system is treated at length, as are the ... More


An Ulster Reckoning (1971)

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Hewitt’s pamphlet An Ulster Reckoning (1971) is analysed in depth—his opting for non-commercial distribution, the order in which the poems were written and the different order in which they found ... More


British questions

Geoffrey Bell

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter revisits a series of interviews conducted with leading British politicians in 1991 for the Channel Four documentary Pack Up the Troubles. Drawing on material not used in the final ... More


Introduction to Part I

in The New Politics of Sinn Féin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311444
eISBN:
9781846314193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314193.002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This introduction provides an overview of the evolution of Provisionalism and Republican movement from its peak to its practical adaptation in the British rule, and explores the themes assessed in ... More


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