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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


The Future of Catholic High Schools

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/9780199796656.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Three things have to be achieved for Catholic high schools to flourish: clarity about their distinctive mission, care in the recruitment and formation of lay leadership and faculty, and a critique of ... More


Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century

Charles E. Zech, Mary L. Gautier, Mark M. Gray, Jonathon L. Wiggins, and Thomas P. Gaunt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190645168
eISBN:
9780190645199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190645168.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the Catholic Church the local parish is where members experience religion firsthand. It is there that they worship, are educated in the faith, receive their sacraments, and form community. All ... More


The New Community Corporation: Catholic Roots, Suburban Leverage, and Pragmatism

Julia Rabig

in The Fixers: Devolution, Development, and Civil Society in Newark, 1960-1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388311
eISBN:
9780226388458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388458.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the history of New Community Corporation, from its roots in a predominantly black Catholic Church with strong lay leadership to its founders' participation in the larger black ... More


1971: Christian Testimony for Improved Human Relations

Danny McKenzie

in A Time to Speak: Speeches by Jack Reed

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731309
eISBN:
9781604733402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731309.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes Jack Reed’s speech during an interdenominational, interfaith “Lay Leadership Assembly” in Jackson, Mississippi, on May 7, 1971. It also details his appointment to the ... More


A Brief History of Indigenous Religious Authority in Mexico, 1519–1900

Elisa Eastwood Pulido

in The Spiritual Evolution of Margarito Bautista: Mexican Mormon Evangelizer, Polygamist Dissident, and Utopian Founder, 1878-1961

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190942106
eISBN:
9780190942137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942106.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This brief history of indigenous spiritual authority in Mexico begins in 1513 with the arrival of the Spaniards and includes the argument that the conquest of Mexico resulted in the loss of ... More


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