Catholics in America: Religious Identity and Cultural Assimilation from John Carroll to Flannery O'Connor

Catholics in America Religious Identity and Cultural Assimilation from John Carroll to Flannery O Connor This book is a collection of popularly written profiles of some of the leading figures in American Catholic history The group includes Archbishop John Carroll Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Orestes Brown

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  • Title: Catholics in America: Religious Identity and Cultural Assimilation from John Carroll to Flannery O'Connor
  • Author: Russell Shaw
  • ISBN: 9781621641438
  • Page: 260
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book is a collection of popularly written profiles of some of the leading figures in American Catholic history The group includes Archbishop John Carroll, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Orestes Brownson, Cardinal James Gibbons, Al Smith, Dorothy Day, Cardinal Francis Spellman, President John F Kennedy, and others.Collectively, these individuals tell the story of the buiThis book is a collection of popularly written profiles of some of the leading figures in American Catholic history The group includes Archbishop John Carroll, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Orestes Brownson, Cardinal James Gibbons, Al Smith, Dorothy Day, Cardinal Francis Spellman, President John F Kennedy, and others.Collectively, these individuals tell the story of the building and the shaping of the largest religious body in the United States But this book is than a historical survey of prominent personalities Catholics in America explores the ongoing, often controversial, effort of Catholics to work out their identity in a secular, and sometimes hostile, society.Taken together, the chapters pose a fundamental challenge to the conventional wisdom of Catholic Americanist historiography, which takes cultural assimilation for granted The oldest question in the history of the Catholic Church in the United States may be this Is it possible to be a good Catholic and a good American This book documents the variety of answers that have been given to date and demonstrates that the question is timelier now than ever before.

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    1. Very worthwhile reading Most of the Catholics lauded in the book are familiar to the reader. The common theme approach renders the exercise both interesting and constructive.

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