1 edition of American Catholics face the future found in the catalog.
American Catholics face the future
Donald J. Thorman
|Statement||by Donald J. Thorman.|
|LC Classifications||BX1751.2 .T5 1968|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||299|
|LC Control Number||68031386|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thorman, Donald J. American Catholics face the future. Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Dimension Books  (OCoLC) The American Catholic community of the future will be pluriform, and if not smaller in numbers than it is now, almost certainly a shrinking portion of the population at large.
American Catholics Today offers a clear snapshot of what it means to be Catholic at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
Built on twenty years of church research, American Catholics Today is a must-read for Church leaders who wish to respond creatively to the pastoral challenges facing the Church in the U.S.
today. An invaluable Cited by: 6. Catholic Worship in a Contentious Age, by Andrew H. Walsh 7. Public Catholicism: Contemporary Presence and Future Promise, by Richard L. Wood Conclusion: The Shape of the American Catholic Future, by Patricia O’Connell Killen List of Contributors Index.
Book Description: Catholics constitute the largest religious community in the United States. Yet most American Catholics have never known a time when their church was not embroiled in controversies over liturgy, religious authority, cultural change, and gender and sexuality.
The American Catholics face the future book provides an excellent and also sobering view of Catholicism in America and its future., Sociology of Religion For anyone in the field of Religions in America, including new religions studies, this is a must read., Nova Religio : Paperback.
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This witness of Black Catholics, in the face of discrimination and animus, is a gift all Catholics can learn from, said Fr. Thorne, an African-American priest in the Philadelphia archdiocese.
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Catholic population; in this category had increased to 25 percent, or million people. Fifty years ago, the majority of American Catholics confessed their sins regularly to a priest. But now only 2 percent of Catholics go regularly to .