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American Catholic Experience mobi ↠ A History from Colonial Times to the Present µ Join or create book clubs µ ❴Epub❵ ➞ American Catholic Experience: A History from Colonial Times to the Present Author Join or create book clubs – EylModern church and the extraordinary changes in the Catholic consciousness as it comes to grips with such contemporary social and theological issues as war and peace the arms race abortion social justice the ordination of women and a married clerg This is exceptional resource for all to learn the mindset of American Catholics Too often we assume they are back in the Reformation times and they don't consider themselves there at allThus to approach them this book is an invaluable source Well written historically accurate this is insight into American Catholic ethos at its best

American Catholic Experience A History from Colonial Times to the PresentModern church and the extraordinary changes in the Catholic consciousness as it comes to grips with such contemporary social and theological issues as war and peace the arms race abortion social justice the ordination of women and a married clerg This is exceptional resource for all to learn the mindset of American Catholics Too often we assume they are back in the Reformation times and they don't consider themselves there at allThus to approach them this book is an invaluable source Well written historically accurate this is insight into American Catholic ethos at its best

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American Catholic Experience: A History from Colonial Times to the Present Ï Spanning nearly 500 years The American Catholic Experience describes the Catholic experience from the arrival of Columbus and the other European explorers to the present day Jay P Dolan discusses Catholicism as it spread across the New World tran This was a reuired text for a course I took Very easy to read and understand Subject matter itself was very interesting Thinking about keeping it book è A History from Colonial Times to the Present Ê Join or create book clubs

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Join or create book clubs Ê American Catholic Experience: A History from Colonial Times to the Present doc Sforming―and being transformed by―the land and its people The book traces the evolution of the urban ethnic communities by examining the vital contributions of the immigrant church to Catholicism Finally Dolan examines the controversy of the Jay P Dolan is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Notre Dame where he taught for thirty three years; he has also written In Search of an American Catholicism A History of Religion and Culture in Tension Catholic Revivalism The American Experience 1830 1900 Mexican Americans and the Catholic Church 1900 1965 The Notre Dame History of Hispanic Catholics in the US Series Vol 1 v 1 etcHe wrote in the Preface to this 1992 book my main concern in this book was to focus on the people and not just the prelates on the experience of religion and not just the development of the institution I wanted to look from the bottom up and write what I believe is a new history of Roman Catholicism in the United States In writing this history I have sought to ask new uestions of the past and to focus on themes often neglected in American Catholic historyHe notes Catholicism did not just survive in eighteenth century Maryland it prospered For Maryland uakers the Protestant revolution of 1688 89 and the subseuent legal establishment of the Church of England proved to be a fatal blow to their future as a vibrant religious community Catholics however adjusted successfully to the religious and political revolts that turned Maryland into an Anglican citadel Pg 90He observes Most historical images of the American Catholic people have focused on the stereotype of a poor lower class immigrant community By 1900 this was hardly the case At the beginning of the twentieth century the American Catholic community had a large middle class made up of American born sons and daughters of Irish and German immigrants Beneath this group were blue collar working class Catholics people employed in skilled occupations many of whom owned their own homes Pg 147He states Over the course of the nineteenth century the concept of a separate parochial school system had been around for some time but it was not until the 1840s that a school was viewed as normative for the parish community By the 1884 Council the parochial school had become the norm as far as the majority of bishops were concerned But that is the key point the MAJORITY favored it not everyone Pg 275He argues The ax fell in 1907 when the Pope issued his encyclical against modernism In one fatal blow the Pope destroyed the buddnig renewal of Catholic theology the Pope imposed an oath against modernism that all priests and candidates for the priesthood had to take These actions ended the modernist crisis and cast a gloomy pall over Catholic intellectual life throughout the world With some few notable exceptions Catholics accepted the decision of Pius X But the church paid a heavy price Pg 318 319This is an up to date intellectually respectable and highly informative history that will be of great interest to anyone studying Catholic or even American history