University of Notre Dame

David Bowman Papers


Origination : Bowman, David J.
Extent : 62 reels of microfilm. 32 linear feet of papers. 133 audio tapes. 2 video tapes.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information


Bowman, David J.

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Preferred Citation

David Bowman Papers (BOW), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, notes, and material distributed at meetings; with files on Northern Ireland, Ecumenism, Jesuits, Pax Christi, Justice and Peace, Common Liturgical Texts for Christians, and interaction with bishops and other priests; manuscripts and research files for Bowman's book More Than the Troubles: A Common Sense View of the Northern Ireland Conflict (1984); Irish, Irish-American, and other newspapers, magazines, catalogs, brochures, reports, maps, and journals having to do with Northern Ireland and the troubles there, including the Church of Ireland Gazette , the Irish Echo , and the Irish Voice ; photographs of Ireland; and related audio and video tapes; files on subjects of interest to Bowman, including the Second Vatican Council, theology, abortion, and human sexuality; and files of the National Council of Churches of Christ generated by Bowman during his affiliation with it.


Jesuit priest; author of U.S. Catholic Ecumenism -- Ten Years Later ; co-author, with Lynne Shivers, of More Than The Troubles : a Common Sense View of the Northern Ireland Conflict .


National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America
Northern Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1969-1994
Catholic Church -- Relations
Christian union -- Catholic Church
Christian union
Ecumenical movement

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