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The Catholic experience in America

Author: Joseph A Varacalli
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Series: American religious experience (Greenwood Press (Westport, Conn.))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume in the American Religious Experience series chronicles the history and present situation of the Catholic Church and the American Catholic subculture in the United States. Catholics have had a long history in America, and they have often had conflicting demands - should they remain loyal to the authority of the pope in Rome, or should they become more accommodating to American culture and society? The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph A Varacalli
ISBN: 0313325839 9780313325830
OCLC Number: 61109283
Description: xxii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Two thousand years and counting : the Catholic experience --
Catholicism and civilization in the United States : a chronological overview --
America's best kept secret : Catholic social thought --
Diversity within unity : the social geography of the contemporary --
Controversies and turning points in American Catholic history --
What lies ahead.
Series Title: American religious experience (Greenwood Press (Westport, Conn.))
Responsibility: Joseph A. Varacalli.
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Combines historical, sociological, philosophical, and theological and religious scholarship to provide the reader with an overview of the general trends of American Catholic history. This book  Read more...

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"[A] thorough, accurate, and mostly unbiased account of the history of the Catholic Church in the United States...[F]or anyone, Catholic or non-Catholic, wanting to know more about the history and Read more...

 
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