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The American Catholic experience : a history from colonial times to the present

Author: Jay P Dolan
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The history of Catholicism in America focuses on the people belonging to America's largest religious denomination, from colonial times, through the immigration movements, to the contemporary Church.
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Genre/Form: History
Church history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dolan, Jay P., 1936-
American Catholic experience.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1985
(OCoLC)646208999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay P Dolan
ISBN: 038515206X 9780385152068
OCLC Number: 11518118
Description: 504 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: THE COLONIAL PERIOD, 1500-1780 --
I. Conquest and Conversion in the New World --
The Spanish and French Indian missions in North America --
II. Catholicism and Native American Cultures --
What happened when Catholics came into contact with the world of the Indians --
III. Catholics in the English Colonies --
What it meant to be Catholic in colonial Maryland --
A REPUBLICAN INTERLUDE, 1780-1820 --
IV. A New Beginning --
The attempt to form an American version of Roman Catholicism --
THE IMMIGRANT CHURCH, 1820-1920 --
V. Immigrant Catholics: A Social Profile --
The ten major Catholic immigrant groups and their patterns of settlement, Work, and economic mobility --
VI. The Parish and the People --
The organization of the local church and the struggle for control --
VII. The Neighborhood and Its Gods --
The relationship between neighborhood, parish, and religion --
VIII. The Catholic Ethos --
The four marks of devotional Catholicism: authority, sin. ritual, and the --
miraculous --
IX. Handing on the Faith --
The educative role of family, church, school. and the press --
X. Schools --
The emergence of the parochial school along with the high school and the --
college --
XI. Religion and Society --
Conflict among immigrant groups and the debate over the role of the church in --
the modern world --
XII. Toward a Social Gospel --
The Catholic response to the Industrial Age --
THE END OF AN ERA, 1920-60 --
XIII. Changes in Church and Nation --
The organization of the institutional church, the persistence of immigrant --
Catholicism, and the challenges presented by Black and Mexican newcomers --
XIV. Religion, Education, and Reform --
The golden age of devotional Catholicism, the expansion of the educational --
Network, and the move toward social reform --
THE CATHOLIC REFORMATION, 1960-84 --
XV. A New Catholicism --
Bringing the church up to date, and the effects of this change.
Responsibility: Jay P. Dolan.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_29999
991000241789705351

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The history of Catholicism in America focuses on the people belonging to America's largest religious denomination, from colonial times, through the immigration movements, to the contemporary Church.
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