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'On God's Side': A Life of George Tyrrell

Nicholas Sagovsky


This book uses material drawn from Jesuit archives, diocesan records, and previously unpublished correspondence that has become available to tell the story of George Tyrell afresh. The condemnation of Modernism by Pope Pius X in 1907 shook Roman Catholic theology to its foundations, and the reverberations of that shock continue to unsettle Catholicism. Foremost among those implicated was the Jesuit George Tyrrell, who had already been dismissed from his Order and was subsequently excommunicated. When he died, less than two years later, he was refused Catholic burial. Tyrrell's combative brilli ... More

Keywords: George Tyrrell, Catholicism, Jesuit, Modernism, theology, Pope Pius X

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1990 Print ISBN-13: 9780198267287
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267287.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nicholas Sagovsky, author
Clare College, Cambridge