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Roman Catholicism in the United States : a thematic history

Author: Margaret M McGuinness; James Terence Fisher
Publisher: New York, NY Fordham University Press 2019
Series: Catholic practice in North America
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

A collection of essays examining Catholicism in the United States from a variety of perspectives. The volume is divided into three sections: "'Beyond the Parish,' 'Presence in the World,' and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret M McGuinness; James Terence Fisher
ISBN: 9780823282777 0823282775 9780823282760 0823282767
OCLC Number: 1090109298
Description: viii, 337 pages : tables ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Writing American Catholic History, 1Margaret M. McGuinness and James T. FisherPart I. Beyond the Parish1. Ambiguous Welcome: The Protestant Response to American Catholics, 21Patrick Allitt2. Latino Catholics in the Southwest, 43Timothy Matovina3. Left Coast Catholicism: The Tradition of Dissent in the California Church, 63Jeffrey M. Burns4. Strangers in Our Midst: Catholics in Rural America, 86Jeffrey Marlett5. "An Embassy to a Golf Course?" Conundrums on the Road to the United States' Diplomatic Representationto the Holy See, 1784-1984, 108Roy DomenicoPart II. Engaging the World6. American and Catholic and Literature: What Cultural History Helps Reveal, 133Una M. Cadegan7. Gospel Zeal: Missionary Citizens Overseas and Armchair Missionaries at Home; American Catholic Missions in China, 1900-1989, 150Robert E. Carbonneau, C.P.8. Northern Settlement Houses and Southern Welfare Centers: The Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine, 1910-1971, 173Margaret M. McGuinness9. Pulp Catholicism: Catholics in American Popular Film, 193Anthony Burke SmithPart III. Prophetic Catholicism10. American Catholic Social Thought in the Twentieth Century, 219Christopher Shannon11. Catholics, Communism, and African Americans, 240Cecilia A. Moore12. Praying in the Public Square: Catholic Piety Meets Civil Rights, War, and Abortion, 264James P. McCartin13. The Resurrection Project of Mexican Catholic Chicago: Spiritual Activism and Liberating Praxis, 284Karen Mary Davalos14. The Church and American Catholics, 304Chester GillisEpilogue, 325Jeffrey M. BurnsList of Contributors, 333
Series Title: Catholic practice in North America
Responsibility: Margaret M. McGuinness and James T. Fisher, editors.


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I've seen the future of American Catholic studies, and it is in this superb collection of consistently engaging, provocative, and well-written essays. This is now required reading for scholars and Read more...

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