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American and Catholic tells the stories of those, both well-known and unknown, who built the Catholic Church in America. As you learn more about the challenges faced by people who built both the Church and the United States, you'll gain appreciation of those who have gone before and a sense of where you personally fit into American Catholic history.
|Title: American and Catholic: Stories of the People Who Built the Church|
By: C. Walker Gollar, Clyde F. Crews
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Servant Books
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 X 0.55 (inches)|
Weight: 12 ounces
Stock No: WW368784
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American and Catholic tackles difficult topics such as slavery, the treatment of Native Americans, martyrdom, the role of women, and immigration in a balanced and nuanced way. From the time of the first European explorers to the twenty-first century, it offers glimpses into the long, sometimes painful, and always changing life of the Church in the United States.
The book includes illustrations, maps, and photographs, a comprehensive bibliography, questions for discussion, and an index.