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Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Raymond A. Schroth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book shows that the contentious mixture of religion and politics in the United States is nothing new. Four decades ago, Father Robert Drinan, the fiery Jesuit priest from Massachusetts, not only ... More


The “Miracle” Election

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In a letter to his would-be constituents on Boston College Law School stationery, Dean Drinan invited voters to the forthcoming caucus in Concord and reminded them that his new book, Vietnam and ... More


Epilogue: Resurrection

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After Drinan completed his fifth term and left Congress in January 1981, Georgetown Law quickly offered him a professorship, and he returned to a modest room in the ancient Mulledy Hall and a very ... More


Around the World

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Congressman Drinan's four-page occasional newsletter to his constituents summed up the achievements of 1974 and outlined the challenges ahead in 1975, celebrating the end of the “dark night” of ... More


A New Beginning

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on Father Drinan's childhood years as well as his experiences at Boston College. Topics covered include his years in grammar school and Hyde Park High, his arrival at Boston ... More


“Hurt, bitter, and confused”

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on Drinan's last two years in Congress. In 1979–80 he alone or with congressional or ecumenical colleagues flew to South Africa in February; to Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, ... More


A “New Politics” Candidate

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drinan's interests and areas of expertise were broadening, to the point where, although he had zero political experience and had never even registered as a member of a political party, he could at ... More


Moving Up

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drinan's grades were consistent from his freshman year at Boston College up to his last year at Weston. He entered and left Boston College as an honors student, graduating cum laude, and left Weston ... More


Close Calls

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As 1971 played out, Drinan, still in his first year as a congressman, doggedly and single-mindedly pursued the issue that had brought him to Congress—ending the Vietnam War—all the while paying due ... More


Latin America, Israel, and the Last Campaign

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drinan's expedition to Argentina was in the tradition of his 1969 flight with an investigating committee to Vietnam—a team of concerned human rights activists, this time representing Amnesty ... More


The Moral Architect

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the fall of 1973 Drinan sat down for a long interview with editor Alan Westin for the Civil Liberties Review. It was a friendly interview that focused on the work of the Judiciary Committee, and ... More


Breaking out from a World Frozen in Time

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with a description of Father Drinan's life in Shadowbrook as a novice. In the 20th century up through to the time of the Vatican Council II in the early 1960s, the formation ... More


The Age of Less-Great Expectations

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the first week of January 1971 Father Robert F. Drinan moved into another new world, one that called for him to assume a new role and a new identity. And the decade of American history into ... More


Introduction

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins by exploring the impact of Father Drinan on his time. It describes several instances, from the 1960s onward, of how Drinan touched the lives of the people around him. ... More


“My conscience tells me…”

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 1970, the year Drinan left Boston College to run for office, his abortion stand gained major attention in two scholarly studies: Daniel Callaha's Abortion: Law, Choice and Morality (1970) and ... More


“The World Turned Upside Down”

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Events ranging from the bombing of Vietnam to the renewed ban on contraception prompted Drinan to chart his course to establish greater public influence. But the underlying question of the mid-1960s ... More


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