American Catholicism The Chicago History of American Civilization (E–pub)
While the first three chapters of this book are serviceable enough to cover *The History Of The * history of the Church in America up to the early 20th century the last two chapters deal much "with opinion than covering events In fact the author spends nearly one hundred pages on the "opinion than covering events In fact the author spends nearly one hundred pages on the chapter on what is essentially a discussion of Vatican II and its immediate aftermath from a progressive The book was written in 1968 so this The Catholic Church remains one of the oldest institutions of Western civilization It continues to withstand attack from without and defection from within In his revision of American Catholicism Monsignor Ellis has added a new chapter on the history of the Church since 1956 Here he deals with developments in Catholic education with the changing relations of the Church to its own members an. ,
World through the 18th century If you have a particular in a progressive view of the Council in the years immediately following its completion then the rest of "the is for you It is interesting in a certain sense now that it has "book is for you It is interesting in a certain sense now that it has nearly fifty years since the book was written An important history of American Catholicism written in the 50s and expanded in 68 Worth reading if you re interested in the topic. Enth century He regards immigration as the ey to the increasingly important role of American Catholicism in the nation after 1820 For contemporary America the author counts among the signs of the mature Church an increase in Church membership the presence of nine Americans in the College of Cardinals in May 1967 and the expansion of american effort in catholic missions throughout the worl. effort in Catholic missions throughout the worl. S a very early view of the Council and its implementation The spirit of the Council is mentioned repeatedly Progress in academic freedom priesthood and religious life and liturgy or all hailedSo for history stick with the first three chapters The author is an Americanist but he does a decent job of covering the topic of the book a good deal of time on early missions and the slow growth of Catholicism in the New.
to society in general and especially with arguments for and against the ecumenical movement brought about by Vatican CouncilD to society in general and especially with arguments for and against the ecumenical movement brought about by Vatican Council The author gives an updated historical account of the part played by Catholics in both the American Revolution and the Civil War and of the difficulties "within the Church that came with the clash of national interests "the Church that came with the clash of national interests Irish French and Germans in the ninete.