9 edition of Roman Catholicism in America found in the catalog.
May 15, 2000
by Columbia University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||366|
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Focusing on the people and events that have shaped Roman Catholicism in the United States, this broad history introduces readers to a vital American community. Beginning with a narrative history of Catholics and Catholicism in America, Carey brings the discussion through to current times, addressing the recent problems in the Church, women's 5/5(2).
This second edition of Roman Catholicism in America pays particular attention to the tumultuous past twenty years and points toward the future of the religion in the United States. It examines the unprecedented crisis of sexual abuse by priests―the legal, moral, financial, and institutional repercussions of which continue to this day―and.
This book, number 6 in the Denominations in America series, is divided into two parts. Part 1 is a history of Roman Catholicism in the U.S.
with extensive Roman Catholicism in America book notes. Part 2 contains biographies of influential American Roman Catholics, followed by a detailed bibliographic essay that notes both published and unpublished by: This book covers years of Catholicism in America. The author does a good job of being detailed and clear.
The book is scholarly without scaring off the ordinary reader. This book Roman Catholicism in America book one that could be helpful to both practicing and non-practicing Catholics as well as those of other faiths/5.
: Roman Catholicism in America (Columbia Contemporary American Religion Series) (): Gillis, Chester: Books. Who are American Catholics and what do they believe and practice. What is distinctive about the expression of Catholicism in America and how have Catholics influenced and been influenced by American culture and society.
What different types of Catholics make up the church today. Chester Gillis offers a cogent survey of U.S. Catholic history, emphasizing the post–Vatican II era, and goes.
Roman Catholicism in the United States: A Thematic History takes the reader beyond the traditional ways scholars have viewed and recounted the story of the Catholic Church in America. The collection covers unfamiliar topics such as anti-Catholicism, rural Catholicism, Latino Catholics, and issues related to the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Vatican and the U.S.
government. He recognizes that Catholics in America are today living in "a time of crisis and renewal" (p. xii). Starr wants his book to be part of the renewal.
"It is time for American Catholics to repossess and to learn from their North American pilgrimage" (p. xii). To these ends, Starr emphasizes the hopes that Roman Catholics invested into colonial /5(10).
The Catholic Church in the United States is composed of ecclesiastical communities in full communion with the Holy See. With 23% of the United States population as ofthe Catholic Church is the country's second largest religious grouping, after Protestantism, and the country's largest Church or religious denomination.
The United States has the fourth largest Catholic population in the. Unlike the "Catholic Lite" reviewer, I actually read this book, which is an eloquent, deeply thoughtful, objective, and cautiously hopeful analysis of the Catholic Church in America at the beginning of the 21st Century, a Church Mr.
Steinfels obviously loves and has spent much of his life in service by: Roman Catholicism in the United States: A Thematic History takes the reader beyond the traditional ways scholars have viewed and recounted the story of the Catholic Church in America.
The collection covers unfamiliar topics such as anti-Catholicism, rural Catholicism, Latino Catholics, and issues related to the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Vatican and the U.S. Manufacturer: Fordham University Press. This second edition of Roman Catholicism in America pays particular attention to the tumultuous past twenty years and points toward the future of the religion in the United States.
It examines the unprecedented crisis of sexual abuse by priests—the legal, moral, financial, and institutional repercussions of which continue to this day—and. Compare cheapest textbook prices for Roman Catholicism in America (Columbia Contemporary American Religion Series), Chester Gillis - Find the lowest prices on SlugBooks USA.
Origins. American Anti-Catholicism has its origins in the e the Reformation was based on an effort to correct what was perceived as the errors and excesses of the Catholic Church, its proponents formed strong positions against the Roman clerical hierarchy in general and the Papacy in particular.
These positions were held by most Protestant spokesmen in the colonies, including. Get this from a library. Roman Catholicism in America. [Chester Gillis] -- "Employing a multidisciplinary methodology using history, sociology, and theology, Gillis describes and analyzes the experiences of Catholics in America from the seventeenth century to the present.
The story of how Roman Catholics “became American” is very well-known. Beginning in the 19th century, Catholics were a feared and despised immigrant population that Protestants imagined to. The Spanish Requerimiento, in relation to the Spanish invasion of South America, was a legalistic proclamation supposed to be read to local populations in the New World, demanding that the local populations convert to Roman Catholicism, on pain of slavery or death, and intended to give legal colour to the actions of the Spanish.
One: Who Are American Catholics. Two: A Brief History of Catholics in America: Colonial Times to Three: A Brief History of Catholics in America: to the Second Vatican Council Four: The Post-Vatican II Church in America Five: Teachings and Beliefs: Part I Six: Teaching and Beliefs: Part II Seven: The Organization of the Church.
The book fanned the flames of a rising anti-Catholic nativism that would lead to the creation of the Know-Nothing Party in the mid-nineteenth century, the popular American Patriotic Association (which claimed that an imminent Catholic uprising would overthrow America and result in the slaughter of all Protestants) in the late nineteenth century.
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In this new study, Gillis (Pluralism: A New Paradigm for Theology) provides a broad overview of the history and practice of Catholicism in America at the end of the 20th century.
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