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Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

James L. Heft

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Catholic high schools in the United States have been undergoing three major changes: the shift to primarily lay leadership and teachers; the transition to a more consumerist and pluralist culture; ... More


New Models and More Money

James L. Heft S.M.

in Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses two threats to the survival of Catholic high schools: the charter school movement and the ever-rising cost of going to a Catholic school. It also examines some new models for ... More


Catholic Social Learning: Educating the Faith That Does Justice

Roger Bergman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233281
eISBN:
9780823241736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233281.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The canon for Catholic social teaching spreads to six hundred pages, yet fewer than two pages are devoted to Catholic social learning or pedagogy. This book begins to correct that gross imbalance. It ... More


A Space in Between Walls: Inside the Sister-Taught Public Classrooms of New Mexico

Kathleen Holscher

in Religious Lessons: Catholic Sisters and the Captured Schools Crisis in New Mexico

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199781737
eISBN:
9780199979653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781737.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter deals with how women religious engaged church–state separation at mid-century. Its focus is on the practices and objects that made up sisters’ public schools in New Mexico. It considers ... More


Oxford and Dublin

Mike Higton

in A Theology of Higher Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643929
eISBN:
9780191738845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643929.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

In The Idea of a University, Newman defended the idea of an exclusively Catholic university, secured over against secular or religiously plural forces, and his account relies upon a distinction ... More


Aristotle, Ignatius, and the Painful Path to Solidarity: A Pedagogy for Justice in Catholic Higher Education

Roger Bergman

in Catholic Social Learning: Educating the Faith That Does Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233281
eISBN:
9780823241736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233281.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter highlights the principal images, arguments, insights, and discoveries of the preceding chapters, in which the legacies of Aristotle and Ignatius play a prominent role. It bears down more ... More


‘Surely Ireland Is not Ceylon or Burma?’: Irish Boys at English Catholic Public Schools 1850–1900

Ciaran O’Neill

in Catholics of Consequence: Transnational Education, Social Mobility, and the Irish Catholic Elite 1850-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198707714
eISBN:
9780191778759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707714.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Outlines the education and immersion of 1,307 Irish boys in the four most prestigious English Catholic schools (Stonyhurst, Downside, Oscott, Beaumont) in the second half of the nineteenth century. ... More


Yeast in the dough? Catholic schooling in France, 1981–95

Nicholas Beattie

in Catholicism, Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239741
eISBN:
9781846312779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239741.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines Catholic education in France between 1981 and 1995, with emphasis on how Catholic schools have evolved in the secular context in order to survive. It considers the financial ... More


Creating the Educational Marketplace

Robert N. Gross

in Public vs. Private: The Early History of School Choice in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644574
eISBN:
9780190644604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644574.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 shows how, by the 1920s, public policies had forged a regulated educational marketplace in American cities. Catholic students frequently transferred between public and private schools. ... More


Authority

Joshua M. Zeitz

in White Ethnic New York: Jews, Catholics, and the Shaping of Postwar Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830956
eISBN:
9781469602691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872802_zeitz.7
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the 1940s and 1950s, the Catholic Church enforced a hierarchical religious culture that emphasized the virtue of obedience of authority, rather than skepticism of it. In postwar New York City, ... More


Catholics of Consequence: Transnational Education, Social Mobility, and the Irish Catholic Elite 1850-1900

Ciaran O'Neill

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198707714
eISBN:
9780191778759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707714.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For as far back as school registers can take us the most prestigious education available to any Irish boy or girl was to be found outside of Ireland. Catholics of Consequence traces for the first ... More


Pursuing Social Justice in the Academy and Higher Education

Nicholas K. Rademacher

in Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the years leading to Furfey’s retirement, he adapted his vision for the sociology department at CUA to make broader claims about the social justice mission for Catholic higher education. He ... More


The Making of Twenty-First-Century Catholic Evangelization

Katherine Dugan

in Millennial Missionaries: How a Group of Young Catholics is Trying to Make Catholicism Cool

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190875961
eISBN:
9780190875992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875961.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with a brief institutional history of FOCUS and then examines the longer historical trajectories behind the group. This pre-history of FOCUS traces twinned fears—a fear of ... More


Catholicism in America

Leslie Woodcock Tentler

in The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231140201
eISBN:
9780231530781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231140201.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter surveys the history of Catholicism in America. Prior to 1830, Catholics were a negligible group in the American population: no more than one percent of the inhabitants counted in the ... More


A Woman for the West Mother Katharine Drexel

Anne M. Butler

in Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler.11
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter presents a biographic sketch of Mother Katharine Drexel, a woman from the cloister who shaped entire segments of Catholic education in the American South and the American West. It ... More


The New World

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the history of Latin in North America: Anne Bradstreet's learning, Phyllis Wheatley. It considers the much greater commitment to Latin in South America, and also to printing and ... More


Power, wealth and Catholic identity in Ireland, 1850–1900

Ciaran O’Neill

in Irish Catholic Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097317
eISBN:
9781781708569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097317.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Catholic Ireland in the nineteenth century had its share of the rich and of middle-class arrivistes. One obsession for these classes was the education of their children. Although there was some ... More


Schooling Young Gentlewomen: Girlhood Education and the Experience of Boarding School

Mary Hatfield

in Growing Up in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: A Cultural History of Middle-Class Childhood and Gender

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198843429
eISBN:
9780191879265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843429.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter considers educational provision for Irish girls and the origins of Catholic female religious teaching orders in Ireland. The purpose and content of female education was based on a ... More


“The Storm Approaches”: LAïCITé AND WEST AFRICA, 1901–1910

Elizabeth A. Foster

in Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804783804
eISBN:
9780804786225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783804.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 3 examines the moment when French anticlericalism touched the colony, in the wake of the Dreyfus Affair. It details how the French laic laws of 1901, 1904, and 1905 affected Senegal’s


Catholicism: There if You Want It but Not in Your Face

Jason King

in Faith with Benefits: Hookup Culture on Catholic Campuses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190244804
eISBN:
9780190244835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244804.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Somewhat Catholic campuses typically offered masses once a day, had one required class on Catholicism, had very few limits on coed visitation, and had no single-sex residence halls. Students mostly ... More


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