Hispanic Catholic Culture in the U. S.: Issues and Concerns

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The final volume of a three-volume history of Hispanic Catholics in the 20th century in the US, spanning the years 1965 to the present. Contains essays organized according to key issues that cut across nationalities, regions, and generations, such as social and political trends in the Hispanic community, Latino demographic patterns, Latino Catholic social identity, the development and leadership of today's Hispanic church, Latinas in the church, and the flight of Hispanics to Pentecostal and Evangelical churches. Lacks an index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780268011116
  • Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1997
  • Series: History of Hispanic Catholics in U.S. Series
  • Edition description: 1st Edition
  • Pages: 457
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 The Social Fabric of the Hispanic Community since 1965 6
2 Latino/Hispanic History since 1965: The Collective Transformation of Regional Minorities 50
3 The Emergence of a Social Identity among Latino Catholics: An Appraisal 77
4 The Organization of a Hispanic Church 131
5 The Context and Development of Hispanic Ecclesial Leadership 166
6 The Hispanic Community and Church Movements: Schools of Leadership 206
7 Latinas and the Church 240
8 Latino Youth and the Church 278
9 Popular Catholicism among Latinos 308
10 The History of Hispanic Liturgy since 1965 360
11 The Challenge of Evangelical/Pentecostal Christianity to Hispanic Catholicism 409
Conclusion 440
Contributors 457
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