Professor Alan Ford discusses the origins of sectarianism in Ireland by linking it to the Reformation's self-understanding of being in an apocalyptic struggle with the Antichrist - understood as the papacy - and that this way of 'reading history' has had a deep impact on later generations even down to today.
Other videos by Alan Ford you wish to watch include;
Why Study Irish Church History with Alan Ford https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmT7jtcfKuI
Theologians in Conversation; James Ussher: Creation of Reputation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sq-8TJRpYjA
Theologians in Conversation: Is Religion Divisive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvDKxtHI5bY
Theologians in Conversation: Celtic Christianity: Myth and Reality https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlh6yirUcPo