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Dr Alison Forrestal PHD
|Dr Forrestal’s interests lie in early modern Europe, particularly seventeenth-century France, and in the history of religion, especially early modern Catholic culture and society. Her current writing focuses on the career of Vincent de Paul and the development of the Congregation of the Mission (Lazarists) within the Catholic reform movement of seventeenth-century France. She would welcome enquiries from those interested in postgraduate research on seventeenth-century France and/or the history of the Catholic church and Catholic religion and culture in early modern Europe.|
|Forrestal, A. (1998) Catholic Synods in Ireland, 1600-1690. : Four Courts Press Dublin. [Details]|
|Forrestal, A. (2004) Fathers, Pastors and Kings: Visions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-Century France. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]|
|Salvador Ryan and Brendan Leahy (2012) 'Catholic Reformation in Seventeenth-Century Ireland: Vincent de Paul’s Missionaries in Munster' In: Treasures of Irish Christianity. Dublin: Veritas. [Details]|
|Alison Forrestal (2013) 'Catholic Missionaries in a Territory of Reunion: The French Crown and the Congregation of the Mission in Sedan, 1642-57' In: Steven Ellis and Raingard Esser (eds). Frontiers and Borders in Early Modern Europe. Hannover: Wehrhahn. [Details]|
|Forrestal, A. (2007) 'The Church in the Tridentine and Early Modern Eras' In: Gerard Mannion and Lewis Mudge (eds). Routledge Companion to the Christian Church. [Details]|
|Forrestal, A. Eric Nelson (2009) 'Introduction' In: Alison Forrestal and Eric Nelson (eds). After the League: Politics and Religion in Early Bourbon France. Basingstoke. [Details]|
|Forrestal, A. (2009) 'Vincent de Paul: Formation and Leadership amongst Catholic Dévots' In: Alison Forrestal and Eric Nelson (eds). After the League: Politics and Religion in Early Bourbon France. Basingstoke. [Details]|
|Alison Forrestal and Eric Nelson (Ed.). (2009) Politics and Religion in Early Bourbon France. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Alison Forrestal (2010) 'Venues for Clerical Formation in Catholic Reformation Paris: Vincent de Paul and the Tuesday Conference and Company'. Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, 38 :44-60. [Details]|
|Alison Forrestal (with Felicia Rosu) (2012) 'Slavery on the Frontier: The Report of a French Missionary on Mid-Seventeenth-Century Tunis'. Reformation And Renaissance Review, 14 (2):170-211. [Details]|
|Forrestal, A. (2002) 'Fathers, Leaders, Kings: Episcopacy and Episcopal Reform in the Seventeenth-Century French School''. THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, 17 (1):24-47. [Details]|
|Forrestal, A. (2003) ''Making Bishops in Tridentine France: The Episcopal Ideal of Jean-Pierre Camus''. JOURNAL OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY, 54 (2):254-277. [Details]|
|Forrestal, A. (2004) 'Terence O’Brien'. New Dictionary Of National Biography, . [Details]|
|Forrestal, A. (2004) 'Revisiting Sacred Propaganda: The Holy Bishop in the Seventeenth-Century Jansenist Quarrel'. Reformation and Renaissance Review, :7-35. [Details]|
|Forrestal, A. (2004) 'Roche MacGeoghegan'. New Dictionary Of National Biography, . [Details]|
|Forrestal, A. (2008) 'Vincent de Paul as Mentor'. Vincentian Heritage, :7-16. [Details]|
|Forrestal, A. (2009) 'Irish Entrants to the Congregation of the Mission, 1625-60'. Archivium Hibernicum, 62 :37-79. [Details]|
|Forrestal, A. (2009) 'Vincent de Paul: The Principles and Practices of Government, 1625-60'. Vincentian Heritage, :50-67. [Details]|