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In Search of an American Catholicism

A History of Religion and Culture in Tension

by Jay P. Dolan

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL7386953M
ISBN 100195069269
ISBN 109780195069266

It was sparked by year-old Thomas Whall, a Catholic lad who declined to recite the Ten Commandments from the King James Version of the Bible as prescribed for all students enrolled in Massachusetts public schools. Thus, the history of religion in America has been a history of the adaptation of the ancient religious traditions, be they Christian,Jewish, Muslim, or Hindu, to the challenges posed by the New World environment. The book provides an excellent and also sobering view of Catholicism in America and its future. If the Jesuits were to remain in Maryland, they would have to do so without any special privileges. Well, yes—and no.

Assassination plots in which Catholics were prime movers fueled anti-Catholicism in England. The Latin epigraph may be translated,"To enlarge and enrich the old with the new. Hayes, Catholic Library World In the past fifty years Catholicism has undergone a series of twists and turns. I do not care to repudiate the title, since I regard controversy in a good cause as entirely honorable. Hayes is on the theology faculty at Quincy University in Quincy, Ill. Presidency must address: "the Catholic boycott of public schools, the drive of Catholic bishops for public funds, and the appointment of a Vatican ambassador.

This is more than a history of some pretty gutsy women of bygone days. In the s, the Archdiocese of Baltimore was acknowledged a Prerogative of Place, which confers to its archbishop some of the leadership responsibilities granted to primates in other countries. In the Second Edition, Blanshard included three issues that he said any Catholic candidate for the U. Throughout, Dolan teases out themes of nationality, gender, democracy and the Americanization of doctrine. His presentation of this story, Dolan writes, "places the history of Catholicism within the larger context of American history," while his hope is to demonstrate "that Catholicism and American culture can indeed complement and enrich each other. The Jesuits stayed, and Catholicism in America became a church free and independent of state control.


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In Search of an American Catholicism by Jay P. Dolan Download PDF Ebook

Nova Religio These essays are accompanied by a full complement of annotation, giving graduate students and their professors ample reference material to search out further.

Now, however, the United States has several large archdioceses and a number of cardinal -archbishops. Their quest connects civic responsibility and the Gospel. Consecrated life — in and of itself — does not make a person a part of the clergy or a minister of the Church. Hayes July 10, Ever since the founding of the republic, Catholics have steered a sometimes perilous course between ecclesial and ethnic loyalties and those liberties proclaimed by their adopted nation.

Nova Religio Well-conceived. This rendered Elizabeth's subjects who persisted in their allegiance to the Catholic Church politically suspect, In Search of an American Catholicism book made the position of her Catholic subjects largely untenable if they tried to maintain both allegiances at once.

By Jay P. Conference of Catholic Bishopsmade up of In Search of an American Catholicism book hierarchy of bishops including archbishops of the United States and the U. For Catholics their history has In Search of an American Catholicism book a continuous search for an American Catholicism, a Catholicism rooted in the ancient Catholic tradition but always seeking to adapt itself to the culture of what we now call the United States.

July 11, Hayes is on the theology faculty at Quincy University in Quincy, Ill. The emergence of the new social history in the s sparked an interest in intensive studies of individual communities.

Rite generally refers to the form of worship "liturgical rite" in a church community owing to cultural and historical differences as well as differences in practice. For contemporary America, the author counts among the signs of the mature Church an increase in Church membership, the presence of nine Americans in the College of Cardinals in May,and the expansion of American effort in Catholic missions throughout the world.

All cardinals under the age of 80 participate in the election of a new pope when the office of the papacy becomes vacant. Conference of Catholic Bishops. His presentation of this story, Dolan writes, "places the history of Catholicism within the larger context of American history," while his hope is to demonstrate "that Catholicism and American culture can indeed complement and enrich each other.

The author, Rosetta E. The primary narrative context is in fact the developing, indigenous democratic culture in the United States since the end of the American Revolution, and the entry of an apparently foreign Roman Catholicism into this largely Protestant republic, an entry that was not always so easy, nor so acceptable to the majority of an oftentimes apprehensive native population.

The archbishop is called the "metropolitan" bishop who strives to achieve some unanimity of practice with his brother "suffragan" bishops.

The book provides an excellent and also sobering view of Catholicism in America and its future.The Catholic Church remains one of the oldest institutions of Western civilization.

It continues to withstand attack from without and defection from within. In his revision of American Catholicism, Monsignor Ellis has added a new chapter on the history of the Church since Here he deals with developments in Catholic education, with the Price Range: $ - $ On October 22nd, Jay Dolan, Professor of History at Notre Dame, gave a talk at the Boisi Center from his new book In Search of An American Catholicism: A History of Religion and Culture in Tension (Oxford, ).

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