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Empowering the People of God: Catholic Action before and after Vatican II

Jeremy Bonner, Mary Beth Fraser Connolly, and Christopher Denny (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254002
eISBN:
9780823261154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254002.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In the decades that separated the Roaring Twenties from Vatican II, Catholic Action inspired laypeople to participate in the work of the Church’s hierarchy. In endeavors that ranged from religious ... More


. Catholic Action in the Archdiocese of New York: The Case of the Catholic Club of New York City

Patrick J. Hayes

in Empowering the People of God: Catholic Action before and after Vatican II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254002
eISBN:
9780823261154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254002.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Patrick Hayes explores an early expression of Catholic Action in the City of New York manifested by members of the city’s Catholic Club, an organization of educated and well-heeled Catholics devoted ... More


The Liturgical Movement and Catholic Action: Women Living the Liturgical Life in the Lay Apostolate

Katharine E. Harmon

in Empowering the People of God: Catholic Action before and after Vatican II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254002
eISBN:
9780823261154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254002.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Katharine Harmon explores the intersection of the interwar Liturgical Movement with three forms of female lay initiative, the National Council for Catholic Women, the Catholic intellectual revival ... More


Religious Organizing for Worker Justice

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

in Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the decline of the American labor movement and the barriers to successful organizing created by the dismantling of the federal labor regulations. It then focuses on the work of ... More


The Colonial Bishoprics' Fund and the contest over colonial Church reform

Joseph Hardwick

in An Anglican British world: The Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790-1860

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087226
eISBN:
9781781707845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087226.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Bishops were essential for the effective running of a distinct colonial Church. As the nineteenth century wore on bishops began to play a much more important role in the administration of the Church; ... More


Authority, agency and the reception of the Scottish National Covenant of 16381

Laura A. M. Stewart

in Insular Christianity: Alternative models of the Church in Britain and Ireland, c.1570–c.1700

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086984
eISBN:
9781781704981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086984.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This article argues that the seventeenth-century Scottish laity was not a monolithic entity waiting passively for its clerical or social superiors to direct it. It demonstrates that an active lay ... More


The Structured Church in Some Thoughts Concerning the Revival

Rhys S. Bezzant

in Jonathan Edwards and the Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890309
eISBN:
9780199352630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890309.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In this section, Edwards reflects on the commotion the Great Awakening of 1740–42 had caused. In particular, he addresses the criticism of traditional Calvinists who regarded the revivals as ... More


The Church’s Millennial Hope in An Humble Attempt

Rhys S. Bezzant

in Jonathan Edwards and the Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890309
eISBN:
9780199352630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890309.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Edwards in “An Humble Attempt” is organizing a Concert of Prayer as part of an international movement to promote mission, revival, and the millennium through a new experience of Christian union. ... More


“A Great Aversion to Priestly Domination”

Zev Eleff

in Who Rules the Synagogue?: Religious Authority and the Formation of American Judaism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190490270
eISBN:
9780190490294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190490270.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter offers a detailed view of lay authority in the first decades of the nineteenth century. It traces the migration of religious authority from American Jewish communities in Europe and ... More


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