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  1. Michael P. Hornsby-Smith (1980). In Tears with His People: Reflections on the Roal of the Roman Catholic Cleary in for English Parishes. New Blackfriars 61 (726):504-523.
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    Michael P. Hornsby-Smith (1998). Religious Experience: A Sociological Perspective. Heythrop Journal 39 (4):413–433.
    This paper draws on a wide range of researches to stress the importance of social context to the sociological understanding of religious experiences. It argues that individualistic definitions fail to take into account real group experiences such as those resulting from the reforms of Vatican II. For the sociologist, it is important to explore general patterns of group experiences and the meanings attributed to them. The paper discusses some of the methodological and conceptual problems in this area before considering evidence (...)
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  3. Michael P. Hornsby-Smith (2006). An Introduction to Catholic Social Thought. Cambridge University Press.
    Michael Hornsby-Smith offers an overview of Catholic social thought particularly in recent decades. While drawing on official teaching such as papal encyclicals and the pastoral letters of bishops' conferences, he takes seriously the need for dialogue with secular thought. The 2006 book is organized in four stages. Part I outlines the variety of domestic and international injustices and seeks to offer a social analysis of the causes of these injustices. Part II offers a theological reflection on the characteristics of the (...)
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  4. Michael P. Hornsby-Smith (2006). An Introduction to Catholic Social Thought. Cambridge University Press.
    Michael Hornsby-Smith offers an overview of Catholic social thought particularly in recent decades. While drawing on official teaching such as papal encyclicals and the pastoral letters of bishops' conferences, he takes seriously the need for dialogue with secular thought. The 2006 book is organized in four stages. Part I outlines the variety of domestic and international injustices and seeks to offer a social analysis of the causes of these injustices. Part II offers a theological reflection on the characteristics of the (...)
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  5. Michael P. Hornsby-Smith (1984). Priests, People and Parishes in Change: Reflections of a Sociologist. New Blackfriars 65 (766):153-169.
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  6. Michael P. Hornsby-Smith (1992). Social and Religious Transformations in Ireland: A Case of Secularisation? Proceedings of the British Academy 19:265-290.
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  7. Michael P. Hornsby-Smith (1982). Two Years After: Reflections On?Liverpool 1980'. New Blackfriars 63 (744):252-259.
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  8. Mary C. Mansfield & Michael P. Hornsby-Smith (1982). Authority in the Church -The Interpretation of Lay Members of the Bishops' Commission in the Mid 1970s1. New Blackfriars 63 (749):450-460.
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