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Civil Society: Private and Public Good

Jerome P. Baggett

in Sense of the Faithful: How American Catholics Live Their Faith

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326956
eISBN:
9780199870301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326956.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows that parishioners are unaware of the ways their parish cultures often delimit the role the church's social justice teachings might otherwise play in influencing Catholics' sense of ... More


Studying Parishes: Lessons and New Directions from the Study of Congregations

Nancy T. Ammerman

in American Parishes: Remaking Local Catholicism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284351
eISBN:
9780823285952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284351.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

While Catholic parishes are distinctive in culture and polity, they also share organizational characteristics with American congregations. Borrowing tools and concepts developed over the past thirty ... More


American Parishes: Remaking Local Catholicism

Gary J. Adler Jr., Tricia C. Bruce, and Brian Starks (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284351
eISBN:
9780823285952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284351.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Parishes are the missing middle in studies of American Catholicism. Between individual Catholics and a global institution, the thousands of local parishes are where Catholicism gets remade. American ... More


Liturgy as Identity Work in Predominantly African American Parishes

Tia Noelle Pratt

in American Parishes: Remaking Local Catholicism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284351
eISBN:
9780823285952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284351.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The experiences of African American Catholics are grossly underrepresented in the sociological literature on both race and religion. This is due, in part, to the perception that being both Black and ... More


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