'Yet I Live Here ...'. A reply to Bruce on Catholic education in Scotland

Conroy, J. (2003) 'Yet I Live Here ...'. A reply to Bruce on Catholic education in Scotland. Oxford Review of Education, 29(3), pp. 403-412. (doi:10.1080/03054980307441)

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Abstract

In a recent article in this journal Professor Steve Bruce (2003) accuses me of misrepresenting him, misrepresenting the position of Catholics in Scotland with respect to their experiences of bigotry and discrimination and of failing to distinguish between academic argument and polemic. He also provides a 'personal' statement on the place of religious schooling. Here, I rebut each of his points, demonstrating inconsistencies and incoherencies in his argument and challenge his particular liberal interpretation of the relationship between the public and private with respect to denominational schooling.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Conroy, Professor James
Authors: Conroy, J.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BV Practical Theology > BV1460 Religious Education
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education
Journal Name:Oxford Review of Education
ISSN:0305 4985
ISSN (Online):1465-3915

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