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American parishes : remaking local Catholicism

Author: Gary J Adler; Tricia Colleen Bruce; Brian Starks
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2019.
Series: Catholic practice in North America.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between individual Catholics and a global institution, thousands of local parishes remake Catholicism each day. With fresh data and sociological methods, this book shows how parishes are shaped by community, geography, and authority; how parishes respond to diversity and change; and how parishes worship and educate for the future of Catholicism.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
American parishes.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019937394
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary J Adler; Tricia Colleen Bruce; Brian Starks
ISBN: 9780823284368 0823284360 0823284379 9780823284375 9780823284344 0823284344 0823284352 9780823284351
OCLC Number: 1103320316
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Half Title; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Half Title; Introduction: What Is a Parish? Why Look at Catholic Parishes?; Part I: Seeing Parishes through a Sociological Lens; 1. A Brief History of the Sociology of Parishes in the United States; 2. Studying Parishes: Lessons and New Directions from the Study of Congregations; Part II: Parish Trends; 3. The Shifting Landscape of US Catholic Parishes, 1998-2012; 4. Stable Transformation: Catholic Parishioners in the United States; Part III: Race, Class, and Diversity in Parish Life; 5. Power in the Parish 6. Liturgy as Identity Work in Predominantly African American Parishes7. A House Divided; Part IV: Young Catholics In (and Out) of Parishes; 8. Parishes as Homes and Hubs; 9. Preparing to Say "I Do"; Part V: The Practice and Future of a Sociology of Catholic Parishes; 10. A Sociologist Looks at His Own Parish: A Conversation with John A. Coleman, SJ; Conclusion: Parishes as the Embedded Middle of American Catholicism; Acknowledgments; List of Contributors; Index; Series List
Series Title: Catholic practice in North America.
Responsibility: Gary J. Adler Jr., Tricia C. Bruce, and Brian Starks, editors.
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