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American Catholic Preaching and Piety in the Time of John Carroll

American Catholic Preaching and Piety in the Time of John Carroll

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Hardback

£59.00

Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780819181213
Number of Pages: 220
Published: 08/05/1991
Width: 16.3 cm
Height: 22.5 cm
This work is the second volume in the Melville Studies in Church History. Kupke focuses on the piety of the Catholics in the Anglo-American colonies in the eighteenth century, specifically around the time of John Carroll, the founder of the American Catholic hierarchy. Through the exploration of sermons of eighteenth century Jesuit missionaries in Maryland, the author analyzes the spirituality of the Catholics in this time period. Kupke's work is a valuable and interesting contribution to the study of the roots of the Catholic church in America. A must read for all those interested in American preaching, spirituality, Jesuit history, and Maryland colonial history as well. Co-published with the Department of Church History at the Catholic University of America.

Raymond J. Kupke

This small volume is a welcome addition to the historiography of early American Catholicism. Journal Of Texas Catholic History and Culture ...very useful... Archivum Historicum S.I. These essays on various aspects of the American Catholic spiritual culture in the late eighteenth century offer a good beginning in the recovery of the roots of Catholic piety in America. -- Robert Emmett Curran, S.J., Georgetown University Archivum Historicum S.I. ...accurate, well written and well argued. -- Robert Emmett Curran, S.J., Georgetown University Maryland Historical Magazine ... makes a fine contribution to knowledge of the Catholic church in its formative structural period in the United States. -- James Hennesey, S.J., Canisius College & Christ the King Seminary Maryland Historical Magazine This volume represents an important recovery of a written manifestation of a religious culture that did not center on the word, either in its communal or personal life. The Catholic Historical Review This small volume is a welcome addition to the historiography of early American Catholicism. Journal Of Texas Catholic History and Culture ...very useful... Archivum Historicum S.I. These essays on various aspects of the American Catholic spiritual culture in the late eighteenth century offer a good beginning in the recovery of the roots of Catholic piety in America. -- Robert Emmett Curran, S.J., Georgetown University Archivum Historicum S.I. ...accurate, well written and well argued. -- Robert Emmett Curran, S.J., Georgetown University Maryland Historical Magazine ... makes a fine contribution to knowledge of the Catholic church in its formative structural period in the United States. -- James Hennesey, S.J., Canisius College & Christ the King Seminary Maryland Historical Magazine

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