Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston: 1808-2008

Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston: 1808-2008

by Thomas H. O'Connor
     
 

To celebrate the archdiocese of Boston’s bicentennial, this informative volume chronicles a wide range of Boston history with a particular concentration on religion. Each chapter examines a different angle of the Church’s past by focusing on influential figures, including Bishop Cheverus, John F. Kennedy, and Elizabeth Seton. Contributors—such as

Overview

To celebrate the archdiocese of Boston’s bicentennial, this informative volume chronicles a wide range of Boston history with a particular concentration on religion. Each chapter examines a different angle of the Church’s past by focusing on influential figures, including Bishop Cheverus, John F. Kennedy, and Elizabeth Seton. Contributors—such as Libby MacDonald Bischof, François Gauthier, Carol Hurd Green, and Rev. Joseph M. O’Keefe, SJ—also provide keen insights into the future of the city and its faith in this valuable reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824525316
Publisher:
Crossroad Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Series:
The Church in the 21st Century
Pages:
344
Sales rank:
608,781
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


Thomas H. O’Connor is a professor emeritus and a university historian at Boston College. He is the author of Boston A to Z and The Hub: Boston Past and Present. He lives in Boston.

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