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Sister Fidelma mysteries?

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Has anyone else been reading these? They are set in 7th century Ireland, but one of the main background themes is the struggle of the Church of St John against the encroaching Penetentials of Rome (today known as the Catholic Church). Pelagianism vs. Augustine also comes up frequently.


The focus is more on the mysteries than the religion, but with a Saxon monk, and an Irish nun as the lead characters it might be of interest to people here. For those familiar with the Catholic church as the main European church, the Church of St John had some very different beliefs to the modern day, including married clergy at all levels and monks and nuns in conhospital or mixed gender monasteries. The writer is an Irish historian so it is generally accurate on period details, which he wants to share a lot of...

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