- Author:Martin Dillon
- Publisher:Orion Pub Co (June 1998)
- Pages:320 pages
- Subcategory:Politics & Government
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The Irish Times "Martin Dillon is the greatest living authority on Irish terrorism. His last book on the Provisional IRA, The Enemy Within, was inferior sensationalist stuff. In God and the Gun, Dillon claims to look at the role of the Church and 'Irish terrorism'. In this task he fails utterly.
The Irish Times "Martin Dillon is the greatest living authority on Irish terrorism. Conor Cruise O'Brien. Martin Dillon worked for the BBC in Northern Ireland for eighteen years and has won international acclaim for his non-fiction books about Ireland. This is not to say that the book is uninteresting.
In God and the Gun – The Church and Irish Terrorism, 1997, Dillon explores the nexus of. .His books have accurately chartered the terror and the horror of recent Northern Irish history but always in a tone of compassion for the innocent victims caught up in conflict.
In God and the Gun – The Church and Irish Terrorism, 1997, Dillon explores the nexus of religion and paramilitarism. Dillon interviewed paramilitaries and religious figures to discern whether this is a religious war or one of economics and class. The interviewees included the late Billy Wright, .
God and the Gun book. Martin Dillon’s trilogy, The Shankill Butcher Martin Dillon has won international acclaim for his unique, investigative works on the Ireland conflict. Dr. Conor Cruise O’Brien, the renowned historian and scholar, described him as our Virgil to that inferno. The Irish Times hailed him as one of the most creative writers of our time and the Guardian compared him to John Le Carrie and Len Deighton. Martin Dillon’s trilogy, The Shankill Butchers, The Dirty War & God and the Gun, sold over a quarter of a million copies in the British Isles.
Martin Dillon talks to Billy Wright, loyalist hard man, whose murder in MAZE Prison on December 27, 1997 threatens the .
I used "God and the Gun" as the primary source for my trip. The best book published recently on the Irish conflict. It provides not only a profound insight of the Irish political situation interwoven with religion and terrorism but is also highly readable. Only someone as thorough a journalist as Martin Dillon could direct readers into one of the world's most lasting, if not bizarre, geopolitical campaigns of terror draped in religion.
First Published 1997. First Published in 1999.
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God and the Gun: The Church and Irish Terrorism (Paperback). Martin Dillon (author). several good books within its covers. likely to become the reference work on the subject
God and the Gun: The Church and Irish Terrorism (Paperback). likely to become the reference work on the subject. "Washington Times "An important work, containing interviews and material as disturbing as they are significant. "The Irish Times "Martin Dillon is the greatest living authority on Irish terrorism. A writer and producer of documentaries, Dillon has also been featured in news segments on CNN, ABC News, CBC, and National Public Radio, and is often called on as one of the foremost authorities on global terrorism. Dillon is the author of six bestselling books on terrorism in Northern Ireland.
Martin Dillon is the greatest living authority on Irish terrorism. - Conor Cruise O'Brien. Dillon is the author of six bestselling books on terrorism in Northern Ireland