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A Brief History of Catholic Time

Mark S. Massa

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734122
eISBN:
9780199866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734122.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the law of unintended consequences for understanding Catholic changes since Vatican II. The law of unintended consequences simply refers to the insight that historical ... More


The Legionaries of Christ and the Passionate Machine

Valentina Napolitano

in Migrant Hearts and the Atlantic Return: Transnationalism and the Roman Catholic Church

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267484
eISBN:
9780823272365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267484.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter explores the Atlantic Return from a return of the mission and the specific perspective of a Mexican-founded religious order, the Legionaries of Christ which has been strong in Rome. More ... More


Roman Catholics and American Politics, 1960–2004

Peter Steinfels

in Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195317145
eISBN:
9780199851386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317145.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores one of the groups that were once marginal in American political life, but which over the course of the twentieth century have become central. It details some of the ... 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


Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity

Gerald O'Collins SJ and Mario Farrugia SJ

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199259946
eISBN:
9780191602122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259941.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

After two chapters on the rise and history of Catholic Christianity, the authors explain systematically how the beliefs and practices of Catholicism came to be what they are. A chapter on revelation, ... More


So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Lorien Foote and Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This edited collection of essays brings together the work of senior and junior scholars to demonstrate how social and cultural tools complement intellectual history. George Fredrickson’s pioneering ... More


Canadien Identity, Nationalism, and Muscular Catholicism

Jack Lee Downey

in The Bread of the Strong: Lacouturisme and the Folly of the Cross, 1910-1985

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265435
eISBN:
9780823266906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265435.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the narrative of Catholic history in Canada, and particularly Québec. It begins with an overview of Québecois Catholicism under British rule and its adoption of many ... More


Heaven Can Wait: Purgatory in Catholic Devotional and Popular Culture

Diana Walsh Pasulka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780195382020
eISBN:
9780190206826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382020.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the problems associated with the location of purgatory, which was defined by the Catholic Church in the thirteenth century. It argues that purgatory’s location and spatial ... More


Little Slices of Heaven and Mary's Candy Kisses Mexican American Women Redefining Feminism and Catholicism

Kristy Nabhan-Warren

in The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831021
eISBN:
9781469605173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867990_brekus.15
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Many scholars have defined feminism narrowly as the desire for autonomy, thus failing to take into account the central role of women in their families, communities, and churches. In particular, ... More


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

Nathan D. Mitchell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795910
eISBN:
9780814764497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795910.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ever since its appearance in Europe five centuries ago, the rosary has been a widespread, highly visible symbol of devotion among Roman Catholics. In form, the rosary consists of a ritually repeated ... More


Introduction: a historiographical perspective

Susan Doran and Paulina Kewes

in Doubtful and dangerous: The question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719086069
eISBN:
9781781707883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086069.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Introduction explains the nature of the late Elizabethan succession question. It clarifies the obstacles encountered by the closest hereditary heir James VI of Scotland and outlines the range of ... More


After the Wrath of God: AIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion

Anthony M. Petro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199391288
eISBN:
9780199391318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391288.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book demonstrates how Christian leaders and AIDS activists in the United States have posited HIV/AIDS as a religious and moral epidemic and asks how this understanding has informed cultural and ... More


Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador's Civil War

Joaquín M. Chávez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199315512
eISBN:
9780190661106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315512.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

One of the most potent insurgencies in twentieth-century Latin American history emerged in El Salvador in the 1970s. This book examines the trajectories of urban and peasant intellectuals who ... More


An Overview of the History of Religious Life in the United States

Patricia Wittberg and Thomas P. Gaunt

in Pathways to Religious Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190878153
eISBN:
9780190878184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878153.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter briefly describes the history of religious institutes in the United States. It first covers the demographics—the overall numbers and the ethnic and socioeconomic composition—of the ... More


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