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American Catholics A History of the Roman Catholic Community in the United States

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ISBN-10: 0195032683

ISBN-13: 9780195032680

Edition: 1981

Authors: James J. Hennesey

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Written by one of the foremost historians of American Catholicism, this book presents a comprehensive history of the Roman Catholic Church in America from colonial times to the present. Hennesey examines, in particular, minority Catholics and developments in the western part of the United States, a region often overlooked in religious histories.
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 1981
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/24/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 414
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Spanish America
New France
Louisiana
English America: Maryland
English America: Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New York
Revolution
Organization of a Church
The Failure of Carroll's Plans
The Era of the Common Man
Immigrants Become the Church
Westward the Course of Empire
Abolition and Civil War
Reconstruction
The Gilded Age
Growing Pains in the Catholic Community
The End of the Beginning
So Certain and Set Apart
Catholicism Unbound: The Church of the Twenties
We Shall Not Wither Up and Blow Away
Cross and Flag
A Revolutionary Moment
Notes
Index