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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


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


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 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


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