Ralph McInerny





Ralph McInerny

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in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The United States
February 24, 1929

died
January 29, 2010

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Ralph Matthew McInerny was an American Catholic religious scholar and fiction writer, including mysteries and science fiction. Some of his fiction has appeared under the pseudonyms of Harry Austin, Matthew FitzRalph, Ernan Mackey, Edward Mackin, and Monica Quill. As a mystery writer he is best known as the creator of Father Dowling. He was Professor of Philosophy, Director of the Jacques Maritain Center, and Michael P. Grace Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of Notre Dame until his retirement in June, 2009. He died of esophageal cancer on January 29, 2010.


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Her Death of Cold (Father D...
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On This Rockne (Notre Dame,...
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Bishop as Pawn (Father Dowl...
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 1978 — 3 editions
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Irish Alibi (Notre Dame, #11)
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Lack of the Irish (Notre Da...
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The Red Hat
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Abracadaver (Father Dowling...
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The Third Revelation (The R...
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The Book of Kills (Notre Da...
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