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Anti-Catholicism in America

The Last Acceptable Prejudice

by Mark S. Massa

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Published by Crossroad General Interest .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology Of Religion,
  • Roman Catholic Church,
  • Religion - Catholicism,
  • Religion,
  • United States,
  • Christianity - Catholicism,
  • Religion / Catholicism,
  • Religion / General,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • USA,
  • Christianity - Catholic,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Anti-Catholicism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8124194M
    ISBN 100824521293
    ISBN 109780824521295

      The pope’s visit is a welcomed reminder that in an earlier era, political anti-Catholicism was tangled in a complex knot with racial and ethnic resentment. It was always impossible to separate Author: Josh Zeitz. American Anti-Catholicism in America, By Maura Jane Farrelly. (New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. xviii, $ paperback. ISBN ) Professor Maura Jane Farrelly has written a short, yet significant new book on an old topic, anti-Catholicism in antebellum : James M. Woods.

      Anti‐ Catholicism reached a fever pitch in the middle of the 19th century. The influx of Catholic immigrants, particularly from Ireland, set off a .   A long and sordid history. Check out our website where you'll find this episode and thousands of hours of the best Catholic content you won't find anywhere else! Click on.

    Using fears of Catholicism as a mechanism through which to explore the contours of Anglo-American understandings of freedom, Anti-Catholicism in America, ? reveals the ironic role that anti-Catholicism played in defining and sustaining some of the core values of American identity, values that continue to animate our religious and political discussions today. Filed under: Anti-Catholicism -- United States -- Periodicals Annual Report (known as Report on Anti-Catholicism until ; reports online ), by Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights (U.S.) (full serial archives).


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Anti-Catholicism in America by Mark S. Massa Download PDF EPUB FB2

But anti-Catholicism does exist in modern America, and modern anti-Catholicism retains its Reformed Protestant roots with a dialectical critique of Catholicism.

What is new is the coopting of these dialectical tropes by secular and anti-religious critics of Catholicism, which brings us back to the internet atheists I began this review by: Anti-Catholicism in America, offers a riveting account of the struggles that raged within the Church, as well as the resistance it faced from without.

It is an elegantly told story of American Catholicism and its long, painful journey into the national mainstream.' Chris Beneke, Bentley University, MassachusettsCited by: 1. Blanshard’s book essentially presented the new, secular anti-Catholicism, which took the old canards and urban legends, stripped them of their denominational theology and Reformation-based rhetoric, and repackaged them as a secular philosophy ready for the “culture wars” that would soon reshape the American political and social landscape.

On Friday, Ap I began my review of Maura Jane Farrelly's new book Anti-Catholicism in America,focusing on the ways anti-Catholicism shaped the political culture of England and.

by Mark S. Massa, S.J. The following is an excerpt taken from the publisher of Father Massa’s book: Massa’s new book on anti-Catholicism in the United States from World War II to the present has been described as “a work of scholarly rigor, storytelling, and humor [an] authoritative study that reveals how American Catholics’ distinctive way of viewing the world is.

Maura Jane Farrelly, Anti-Catholicism in America, (New York: Cambridge University Press, ). Whether John Higham was correct in describing anti-Catholicism as the “most luxuriant, tenacious tradition of paranoiac agitation in American history” is a matter of debate.

Using fears of Catholicism as a mechanism through which to explore the contours of Anglo-American understandings of freedom, Anti-Catholicism in America, reveals the ironic role that anti-Catholicism played in defining and sustaining some of the core values of American identity, values that continue to animate our religious and political discussions today.

'Anti-Catholicism was a defining prejudice in early America. It clarified what Protestant Americans meant by freedom and where they drew the boundaries of tolerance. In this remarkably concise and vividly composed volume, Maura Jane Farrelly demonstrates how historical tensions between Catholics and Protestants played out in the United by: 1.

Anti-Catholicism in America, – offers a riveting account of the struggles that raged within the Church, as well as the resistance it faced from without. It is an elegantly told story of American Catholicism and its long, painful journey into the national mainstream.'Brand: Cambridge University Press.

Books shelved as anti-catholic: The Monk by Matthew Gregory Lewis, The Sinner by Tess Gerritsen, Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, Bloodfever by Karen Marie Mon. "Anti-Catholicism arrived in America with the Pilgrims in While it is a prejudice that has existed in every decade of the American experience, anti-Catholicism is in many ways stronger now than it has ever been.

It is a powerful force in art, business, academics, entertainment, politics, commentary and news reporting. It is. Anti-Catholicism in America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

One of the most important books in religion this year is a tou /5(20). Using fears of Catholicism as a mechanism through which to explore the contours of Anglo-American understandings of freedom, Anti-Catholicism in America, – reveals the ironic role that anti-Catholicism played in defining and sustaining some of the core values of American identity, values that continue to animate our religious and political discussions today.

Now, Farrelly has widened the frame of her lens with Anti-Catholicism in America,and this book also deserves high praise for its extensive research and careful analysis, explaining. Get this from a library.

Anti-Catholicism in America, [Maura Jane Farrelly] -- "Using fears of Catholicism as a mechanism through which to explore the contours of Anglo-American understandings of freedom, Anti-Catholicism in America, reveals the ironic role that. One of the book’s strengths is explaining anti-Catholicism in relation to theological developments in British-American Protestantism and colonial politics.

Farrelly carefully situates the history of Puritan colonization and the rise of anti-Catholicism in the “Catholic” colony of Maryland within a larger transnational story encompassing Author: William B Kurtz. Anti-Catholicism in the United States. When we trace the history of Catholicism in the United States back through the centuries we see that not only is anti-Catholicism the last acceptable prejudice, it was also one of the first.

The other prominent location of Catholics in America was the colony of Maryland. Historian John Higham once referred to anti-Catholicism as “by far the oldest, and the most powerful of anti-foreign traditions” in North American intellectual and cultural history. But Higham’s famous observation actually elided three different types of anti-Catholic nativism that have enjoyed a long and quite vibrant life in North America: a cultural distrust of Catholics, Cited by: 1.

Anti-Catholicism in American Culture-by Robert Lockwood Apocalypse Explained by H. Feret, OP At last, a scholarly Catholic look at the Apocalypse "Fr. Feret has taken an enigmatic book of the Bible and explained it briefly, clearly and in a thoroughly scholarly fashion.".

Why Anti-Catholicism Will Rise The descent into manipulative power politics by Pope Francis and many bishops presages a resurgence of anti-Catholic sentiment in. America's dark and not-very-distant history of hating Catholics Progressives and conservatives are in a rare unity welcoming Pope Francis to the US, but anti-Catholicism was rampant before John F.But the enduring quality of classic anti-Catholicism in America was due in large part to the demographics of American religion.

It was a matter of faith for generations of American Protestants that the United States (heir to England’s Glorious Revolution of ) was a Protestant country whose moral and political bedrock consisted of certain.The yearfor example, saw the publication of two significant (and almost identically titled) books on this subject: Philip Jenkins's The New Anti-Catholicism: The Last Acceptable Prejudice and Mark Massas Anti-Catholicism in America: The Last Acceptable Prejudice.