Being Right: Conservative Catholics in America

Being Right: Conservative Catholics in America

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ISBN-13: 9780253209993
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 11/28/1995
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

MARY JO WEAVER is Professor of Religious Studies and Women’s Studies at Indiana University. Among her books are Springs of Water in a Dry Land: Spiritual Survival for Catholic Women Today and New Catholic Women. R. SCOTT APPLEBY is the Director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism and Associate Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. His books include "Church and Age Unite!": The Modernist Impulse in American Catholicism, and he has co-edited five volumes of the Fundamentalism Project with Martin E. Marty.

Table of Contents

Preface: Working on being Right
Introduction by Mary Jo Weaver

Part I: Contexts
1. Interpreting the Council and the Para-Council: Catholic Attitudes Towards Vatican II by Joseph A. Komonchak
2. The Triumph of Americanism: Common ground for U.S. Catholics in the Twentieth Century by R. Scott Appleby
3. The Loss of Theological Unity: Pluralism, Thomism, and Catholic Morality by Benedict M. Ashley, O.P.
4. "A Pox on Both your Houses’: A View of Catholic Conservative-Liberal Polarities from the Hispanic Margin by Allan Figueroa Deck, S.J.

Part II: Insider Perspectives
5. Catholics United for the Faith: Dissent and the Laity by James A. Sullivan
6. The Neo-Conservative Difference: A Proposal for the Renewal of Church and Society by George Weigel
7. Women for Faith and Family: Catholic Women Affirming Catholic Teaching by Helen Hull Hitchcock
8. The Fellowship of Catholic Scholars: Bowing Out of the New Class by James Hitchcock

Part III: Outside Perspectives
9. The Marian Revival in American Catholicism: Focal Points and Features of the New Marian Enthusiasm by Sandra Zimdars-Swartz
10. "We Are What You Were’: Roman Catholic Traditionalism in America by William D. Dinges
11. Life Battles: The Rise of Catholic Militancy Within the American Pro-Life Movement by Michael W. Cuneo
12. Self-Consciously Counter Cultural: Alternative Catholic Colleges by Mary Jo Weaver

Epilogue: What Difference Do They Make? by R. Scott Appleby
Appendix I: Conservative Catholic Periodicals by John H. Haas

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