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The Making of American Catholicism: Regional Culture and the Catholic Experience

Michael Pfeifer

Abstract

The Making of American Catholicism: Regional Culture and the Catholic Experience argues that regional and transnational relationships have been central to the making of American Catholicism. The book traces the development of Catholic cultures in the South, the Midwest, the West, and the Northeast and their contribution to larger patterns of Catholicism in the United States. Exploring the history of Catholic cultures in New Orleans, Iowa, Wisconsin, Los Angeles, and New York City, the book carefully explores the history of American Catholic cultures across regions and their relation to factors ... More

Keywords: American Catholicism, region, transnational, Latinx, African American, European immigrant

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781479829453
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479829453.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Pfeifer, author
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY Graduate Center