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Life in a religious subculture after the Agreement
Gladys Ganiel and Claire Mitchell

personal prayers and Bible readings. A congregation or extended religious network can come to feel like a family for some people, often replacing or structuring actual family life. Material culture The subculture also features what Ingersoll ( 2003 ) has called ‘material culture’ – objects and artefacts. This

in Everyday life after the Irish conflict
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Bernadette C. Hayes and Ian McAllister

It is increasingly accepted that religion is a cause of many of the world’s violent conflicts. The vast majority of contemporary conflicts are intrastate conflicts and involve issues of religious, national or ethnic identity. Although religious conflicts in general have been less common in the post-Second World War era than nonreligious conflicts – or ethnonational

in Conflict to peace
David Bolton

of a raft of responses by key sectors in the Omagh community. This included the Christian churches and other faith communities, which were coordinated largely by the local Churches’ Forum. The Forum had already been in place prior to the bombing and this created a valuable set of established relationships across denominations. This was important given the way in which the religious structures in

in Conflict, peace and mental health
David Bolton

, and where families could gather and be briefed by the police on what would take place. Next door was the viewing room, which had been carefully prepared in a short time with flowers and appropriate furniture to be as respectful and supportive as possible. Depending on the religious denomination of the family, religious artefacts were assembled in the room for each identification. Some families had

in Conflict, peace and mental health