Catholics in America

a history
  • 290 Pages
  • 4.48 MB
  • English
Praeger Publishers , Westport, CT
StatementPatrick W. Carey.
LC ClassificationsBX
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 290 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22607789M
ISBN 100275982556

Among his published books are Theological Education in the Catholic Tradition: Contemporary Challenges (), The Roman Catholics (Greenwood, ), and People, Priests and Prelates: Ecclesiastical Democracy and the Tensions of Trusteeism ().5/5(2).

Patrick Carey’s Catholics in America displays a rare combination of qualities: it is both encyclopedic and easily digestible Carey’s vast knowledge and his ability to bring a scattered array of details into a coherent narrative will impress any reader.

This book is recommended for anyone seeking a richly detailed but crisp study of American by: This book is a collection of popularly written profiles of some of the leading figures in American Catholic history.

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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. The Story of Catholics in America (A Deus book) Paperback – March 1, by Don Brophy (Author)5/5(1).

O'Toole deftly tells the history of lay Catholics in America. Beginning with the priestless church of the Colonial period, he goes on to explore the church in the democratic republic, the immigrant church, the church of Catholic Action, the church of Vatican II, and the church in the 21st by: Catholics in America: a history User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Though subtitled "a history," this work provides not so much an account of the development of the Catholic Church in the.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marino, Anthony I. Catholics in America. New York, Vantage Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. "Roman Catholic" is a 19th-century British coinage and merely serves to distinguish that church from other churches that are "Catholic" (see catholic church).

The term "Roman Church," when used officially, means only the archdiocese of Rome. Roman Catholics may be simply defined as Christians in communion with the pope. This book is well out-of-date in its attitudes and questionable insights into life in a Catholic ghetto in long-ago Chicago.

Catholics in America book style is cheap, smart-alecky and amounts more to satire than memoir It does no favours to the general perception of Catholics and one can only hope that it will, sooner rather later, be relegated to the Trash rather than the Archive/5(78).

The book fanned the flames of a rising anti-Catholic nativism that would lead to the creation of the Know-Nothing Party in the mid-nineteenth century, the popular American Patriotic Association (which claimed that an imminent Catholic uprising would overthrow America and result in the slaughter of all Protestants) in the late nineteenth century.

This book shows the consequences of the Catholic inability to see the truth of Enlightenment principles and methods of understanding the reality we live in. The book lays out the strict contradiction between Catholic and American that other Catholic histories avoid. American is stronger than Catholic/5(41).

Get this from a library. Catholics in America. [James Terence Fisher] -- A thorough introduction to Catholicism in the United States.

Catholicism has grown from a suppressed and persecuted outsiders' religion in the American colonies to become the nation's single. The Catholic Church in the United States is composed of ecclesiastical communities in full communion with the Holy See.

With 23% of the United States population as ofthe Catholic Church is the country's second largest religious grouping, after Protestantism, and the country's largest Church or religious fication: Catholic.

Anti-Catholicism was widespread in the s; anti-Catholics, including the Ku Klux Klan, believed that Catholicism was incompatible with democracy and that parochial schools encouraged separatism and kept Catholics from becoming loyal Catholics responded to such prejudices by repeatedly asserting their rights as American citizens and by arguing that they, not the nativists (anti.

The Last Catholic in America book. Read 35 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. “It is fast-moving and often downright funny.”—New Yor /5.

In his final book, Continental Ambitions: Roman Catholics in North America; The Colonial Experience, the late Kevin Starr set out to dispel this perception.

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Continental Ambitions tells the story of Catholic conquest, exploration, and settlement in North America (involving Norse, Spanish, French, and British Catholics), emphasizing the relevance of this story to understanding the present-day.

Gillis writes as an authentic insider, focusing on American Catholic identity and community and addressing an audience that specifically includes non-Catholics who are searching for what it is that distinguishes Catholics from their American culture.

As the Catholic population in America increased during the nineteenth century, so did hostility against them. One of the bestselling books before the Civil War (surpassed only by the Bible and Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin) was a scathing attack on the Catholic Church, The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk ().

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Davis is also a precise scholar with a plethora of original resources at his beck and by: Get this from a library. Catholics in America: a history. [Patrick W Carey] -- "Beginning with a narrative history of Catholics and Catholicism in America, Patrick Carey brings the discussion through to current times, addressing the recent problems in the Church, women's roles.

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By the time of the American Revolution, 35, Catholics formed % of the million white population of the thirteen seaboard colonies.

One of the signatories of the Declaration of Independence, Charles Carroll (), owner of sixty thousand acres of land, was a Catholic and was one of the richest men in the colonies. Catholicism was integral to his career. This book examines the history of American Catholics from the colonial era to the present, with an emphasis on changes and challenges in the contemporary church.

Chester Gillis chronicles America Catholics: where they have come from, how they have integrated into American society, and how the church has influenced their lives. Catholics in America: A History by Carey, Patrick W.

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Get this from a library. Roman Catholicism in America. [Chester Gillis] -- "Employing a multidisciplinary methodology using history, sociology, and theology, Gillis describes and analyzes the experiences of Catholics in America from the seventeenth century to the present. The book is entitled Authentically Black and Truly Catholic, but the notion of authenticity is really operating on both sides of that equation—black and Catholic.

What black Catholics like.Natural law, common law, natural rights, and localism—all so dear to the Founding—existed insimply put, because of the Catholic Church. Portrait of Charles Carroll by Michael Laty (d.The books of Arius and his followers, after the first Council of Nicaea ( C.E.), were burned for heresy by the Roman emperors Constantine, Honorius, and Theodosius I, who published a decree commanding that, "the doctrine of the Trinity should be embraced by those who would be called catholics; that all others should bear the infamous name of heretics".