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The American Catholic Revolution: How the Sixties Changed the Church Forever

Mark S. Massa, SJ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734122
eISBN:
9780199866373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734122.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the Catholic participation in the “Long Sixties” in the United States, a decade that, for Catholic Americans, began in 1964 (the year the first reforms mandated by the Second ... More


Sense of the Faithful: How American Catholics Live Their Faith

Jerome P. Baggett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326956
eISBN:
9780199870301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326956.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The image of the “cafeteria Catholic”—one who blithely picks and chooses those doctrines that suit him—is a staple of American culture. But are American Catholics really so nonchalant about how they ... More


Let It Shine!: The Emergence of African American Catholic Worship

Mary E. McGann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229918
eISBN:
9780823236633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229918.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book probes the distinctive contribution of Catholics to the life of the American church, and to the unfolding of lived Christianity in the United States. The book explores the ... More


Transformation in America’s Largest Church

Timothy Matovina

in Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139791
eISBN:
9781400839735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139791.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This concluding chapter considers how Latinos present a distinct agenda of core concerns within U.S. Catholicism. Many Euro-American Catholics have emphasized concerns such as liturgical reform, the ... More


Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church

Timothy Matovina

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139791
eISBN:
9781400839735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139791.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Most histories of Catholicism in the United States focus on the experience of Euro-American Catholics, whose views on social issues have dominated public debates. This book provides a comprehensive ... More


The Emergence of African American Catholic Worship

Mary E. McGann and Eva Marie Lumas

in Let It Shine!: The Emergence of African American Catholic Worship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229918
eISBN:
9780823236633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229918.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides a historical overview of the emergence of Black Catholic worship, documenting and interpreting the historical forces that served as catalyst, the ... More


“The Lord Requires Justice”: Lessons on Leadership from the African American Church for Mexican American Catholics

Alberto López Pulido and Santos C. Vega

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In an attempt to understand the relationship between religion and political leadership for Mexican American Roman Catholics, this chapter compares and contrasts a Mexican American Roman Catholic ... More


The American Reception and Legacy of the Second Vatican Council

Leslie Woodcock Tentler

in The Long Shadow of Vatican Ii: Living Faith and Negotiating Authority since the Second Vatican Council

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625294
eISBN:
9781469625317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625294.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay views the reception of the Council against the background of the transformation of the American Catholic landscape in the late 1950s and 1960s, when upward mobility and suburbanization ... More


Spiritual Affirmation and Empowerment: The Mexican American Cultural Center

Socorro Castañeda-Liles

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This study of Mexican Americans demonstrates that, despite the structural problems of the US Catholic Church, US Latina/o Catholics find empowerment through spiritual affirmation. Latino/a practices ... More


“The Story Is What Saves Us”: American Catholic Memoirs

JAMES T. FISHER and MARGARET M. MCGUINNESS

in The Catholic Studies Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234103
eISBN:
9780823240906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234103.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Autobiographical works such as Augustine's Confessions are the very foundation of Catholic Studies. Our understanding of the evolution of Catholic life in North America is deeply grounded in ... More


Constructing an African American Catholic Liturgical Aesthetic

Ronald D. Harbor

in Let It Shine!: The Emergence of African American Catholic Worship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229918
eISBN:
9780823236633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229918.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter identifies the characteristic features of an African American Catholic liturgical aesthetic—that is, understandings of what is beautiful, sacred, ... More


New Immigrant Filipinos Bring Changes to their Parish

Kersten Bayt Priest

in This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195310566
eISBN:
9780199851072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310566.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses on how Filipinas and Filipinos who comprise the single largest group (40%) slowly moved from peripheral parish involvement into worship leadership, and emerged—within one ... More


“The Encouragement Popery Had Met With”: Catholics and Religious Liberty in Revolutionary New York

Jason K. Duncan

in Citizens or Papists?: The Politics of Anti-Catholicism in New York, 1685-1821

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225125
eISBN:
9780823236930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225125.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on anti-Catholicism in New York during the years leading up to the Revolutionary War. In rebelling against Britain, Patriots implicitly rejected all ... More


Sexual Diplomacy: U.S. Catholics’ Transnational Anti–Birth Control Activism in Postwar Japan

Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci

in Devotions and Desires: Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636269
eISBN:
9781469636276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636269.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter demonstrates how transnational religious networks, racial tensions, and competing sexual norms affected official policies during social and political changes in postwar Japan and the ... More


New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832493
eISBN:
9781469605999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889848_cummings
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

American Catholic women rarely surface as protagonists in histories of the United States. Offering a new perspective, this book places Catholic women at the forefront of two defining developments of ... More


Clarence R. J. Rivers' Vision of Effective African American Worship

Mary E. McGann

in Let It Shine!: The Emergence of African American Catholic Worship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229918
eISBN:
9780823236633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229918.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the foundational vision of Catholic worship articulated by Father Clarence R. J. Rivers in the 1970s. Rivers—at once a musician, theologian, ... More


The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Conflict and Conversation, 1854–1855

Elizabeth Hayes Alvarez

in The Valiant Woman: The Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627410
eISBN:
9781469627434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627410.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter treats the 1854 declaration of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary as Catholic dogma. The process leading up to and culminating in the declaration received detailed (and often ... More


Reading the Beads

Nathan D. Mitchell

in The Mystery of the Rosary: Marian Devotion and the Reinvention of Catholicism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795910
eISBN:
9780814764497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795910.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the culture of piety that took shape among English-speaking Catholics in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and influenced attitudes toward liturgy and devotions among ... More


Introduction

Andrew Greeley and Paul Wink

in The Catholic Revolution: New Wine, Old Wineskins, and the Second Vatican Council

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238176
eISBN:
9780520938779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238176.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This text reviews recent research carried out on American Catholics. Three theoretical perspectives have aided a refocusing. The argument provided is that the bishops introduced relatively modest ... More


All Saints from Village Church to Shared Parish

Brett C. Hoover

in The Shared Parish: Latinos, Anglos, and the Future of U.S. Catholicism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479854394
eISBN:
9781479815760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854394.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter lays out the history of All Saints Catholic Church within the larger context of American Catholic parishes. It details its growth from a tiny Roman Catholic community in a Protestant ... More


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