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Anti-Catholicism in America

Mark Stephen Massa

Anti-Catholicism in America

the last acceptable prejudice

by Mark Stephen Massa

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Published by Crossroad Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anti-Catholicism -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMark S. Massa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1770 .M28 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21113385M
    ISBN 100824521293
    LC Control Number2003005351
    OCLC/WorldCa51848615

    Indeed, to an extent rarely acknowledged anti-Catholicism helped fuel the American revolution. If that sounds harsh, consider the evidence (plucked from my new book, Founding Faith): .


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But anti-Catholicism does exist in modern America, and modern anti-Catholicism retains its Reformed Protestant roots with a dialectical critique of Catholicism. What is new is the coopting of these dialectical tropes by secular and anti-religious critics of Catholicism, which brings us back to the internet atheists I began this review by: Anti-Catholicism in America, offers a riveting account of the struggles that raged within the Church, as well as the resistance it faced from without.

It is an elegantly told story of American Catholicism and its long, painful journey into the national mainstream.' Chris Beneke, Bentley University, MassachusettsCited by: 1. Blanshard’s book essentially presented the new, secular anti-Catholicism, which took the old canards and urban legends, stripped them of their denominational theology and Reformation-based rhetoric, and repackaged them as a secular philosophy ready for the “culture wars” that would soon reshape the American political and social landscape.

On Friday, Ap I began my review of Maura Jane Farrelly's new book Anti-Catholicism in America,focusing on the ways anti-Catholicism shaped the political culture of England and. by Mark S. Massa, S.J. The following is an excerpt taken from the publisher of Father Massa’s book: Massa’s new book on anti-Catholicism in the United States from World War II to the present has been described as “a work of scholarly rigor, storytelling, and humor [an] authoritative study that reveals how American Catholics’ distinctive way of viewing the world is.

Maura Jane Farrelly, Anti-Catholicism in America, (New York: Cambridge University Press, ). Whether John Higham was correct in describing anti-Catholicism as the “most luxuriant, tenacious tradition of paranoiac agitation in American history” is a matter of debate. Using fears of Catholicism as a mechanism through which to explore the contours of Anglo-American understandings of freedom, Anti-Catholicism in America, reveals the ironic role that anti-Catholicism played in defining and sustaining some of the core values of American identity, values that continue to animate our religious and political discussions today.

'Anti-Catholicism was a defining prejudice in early America. It clarified what Protestant Americans meant by freedom and where they drew the boundaries of tolerance. In this remarkably concise and vividly composed volume, Maura Jane Farrelly demonstrates how historical tensions between Catholics and Protestants played out in the United by: 1.

Anti-Catholicism in America, – offers a riveting account of the struggles that raged within the Church, as well as the resistance it faced from without.

It is an elegantly told story of American Catholicism and its long, painful journey into the national mainstream.'Brand: Cambridge University Press. Books shelved as anti-catholic: The Monk by Matthew Gregory Lewis, The Sinner by Tess Gerritsen, Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, Bloodfever by Karen Marie Mon.

"Anti-Catholicism arrived in America with the Pilgrims in While it is a prejudice that has existed in every decade of the American experience, anti-Catholicism is in many ways stronger now than it has ever been.

It is a powerful force in art, business, academics, entertainment, politics, commentary and news reporting. It is. Anti-Catholicism in America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. One of the most important books in religion this year is a tou /5(20).

Using fears of Catholicism as a mechanism through which to explore the contours of Anglo-American understandings of freedom, Anti-Catholicism in America, – reveals the ironic role that anti-Catholicism played in defining and sustaining some of the core values of American identity, values that continue to animate our religious and political discussions today.

Now, Farrelly has widened the frame of her lens with Anti-Catholicism in America,and this book also deserves high praise for its extensive research and careful analysis, explaining.

Get this from a library. Anti-Catholicism in America, [Maura Jane Farrelly] -- "Using fears of Catholicism as a mechanism through which to explore the contours of Anglo-American understandings of freedom, Anti-Catholicism in America, reveals the ironic role that.

One of the book’s strengths is explaining anti-Catholicism in relation to theological developments in British-American Protestantism and colonial politics.

Farrelly carefully situates the history of Puritan colonization and the rise of anti-Catholicism in the “Catholic” colony of Maryland within a larger transnational story encompassing Author: William B Kurtz. Anti-Catholicism in the United States.

When we trace the history of Catholicism in the United States back through the centuries we see that not only is anti-Catholicism the last acceptable prejudice, it was also one of the first.

The other prominent location of Catholics in America was the colony of Maryland. Historian John Higham once referred to anti-Catholicism as “by far the oldest, and the most powerful of anti-foreign traditions” in North American intellectual and cultural history.

But Higham’s famous observation actually elided three different types of anti-Catholic nativism that have enjoyed a long and quite vibrant life in North America: a cultural distrust of Catholics, Cited by: 1. Anti-Catholicism in American Culture-by Robert Lockwood Apocalypse Explained by H.

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America's dark and not-very-distant history of hating Catholics Progressives and conservatives are in a rare unity welcoming Pope Francis to the US, but anti-Catholicism was rampant before John F.

But the enduring quality of classic anti-Catholicism in America was due in large part to the demographics of American religion.

It was a matter of faith for generations of American Protestants that the United States (heir to England’s Glorious Revolution of ) was a Protestant country whose moral and political bedrock consisted of certain. The yearfor example, saw the publication of two significant (and almost identically titled) books on this subject: Philip Jenkins's The New Anti-Catholicism: The Last Acceptable Prejudice and Mark Massas Anti-Catholicism in America: The Last Acceptable Prejudice.

"The New Anti-Catholicism" is a comprehensive, timely study of modern anti-Catholicism. Drawing on recent events while simultaneously mindful of history, Philip Jenkins makes a solid case that Roman Catholicism is subjected to a disproportionate amount /5(20).

Anti-Catholicism in America, - by Maura Jane Farrelly November Author: Maura Jane Farrelly. The pope’s visit is a welcomed reminder that in an earlier era, political anti-Catholicism was tangled in a complex knot with racial and ethnic resentment. It was always impossible to separate Author: Josh Zeitz.

American Anti-Catholicism in America, By Maura Jane Farrelly. (New York: Cambridge University Press. xviii, $ paperback. ISBN ) Professor Maura Jane Farrelly has written a short, yet significant new book on an old topic, anti-Catholicism in antebellum : James M.

Woods. Anti‐ Catholicism reached a fever pitch in the middle of the 19th century. The influx of Catholic immigrants, particularly from Ireland, set off a. A long and sordid history.

Check out our website where you'll find this episode and thousands of hours of the best Catholic content you won't find anywhere else. Click on. Using fears of Catholicism as a mechanism through which to explore the contours of Anglo-American understandings of freedom, Anti-Catholicism in America.

reveals the ironic role that anti-Catholicism played in defining and sustaining some of the core values of American identity, values that continue to animate our religious and political discussions today.

Filed under: Anti-Catholicism -- United States -- Periodicals Annual Report (known as Report on Anti-Catholicism until ; reports online ), by Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights (U.S.) (full serial archives). Anti-Catholicism has a long history in America.

And as Philip Jenkins argues in The New Anti-Catholicism, this virulent strain of hatred—once thought dead—is alive and well in our nation, but few people seem to notice, or care. A statement that is seen as racist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic, or homophobic can haunt a speaker for years, writes Jenkins, but it Brand: Oxford University Press.

Anti-Catholicism in America The Last Acceptable Prejudice (Book): Massa, Mark Stephen: One of the most important books in religion this year is a tour-de-force of new investigation, scholarly rigor, storytelling, and humor.

In this authoritative work, the author reveals how American Catholics' distinctive way of viewing the world is constantly misunderstood--and attacked--by.

Anti-Catholicism in Arkansas illustrates how the dominant Protestant majority portrayed Catholics as a feared or despised “other,” a phenomenon that was particularly strong in Arkansas. “ UCA professor writes book on history of anti-Catholicism ” in the Arkansas Catholic.

Anti-Catholicism in America. The Last Acceptable Prejudice. This book tells the astonishing story of how a supposedly tolerant American culture has mistrusted and caricatured members of the U.S.’s largest religious group.

Instead of playing the “victim card” on behalf of Catholics, Massa attempts to understand the roots of the mutual. Anti-Catholicism has a long history in America. And as Philip Jenkins argues in The New Anti-Catholicism, this virulent strain of hatred - once thought dead - is alive and well in our nation, but few people seem to notice, or care.

A statement that is seen as racist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic, or homophobic can haunt a speaker for years. Watch the panelists discuss the animus against the Faith in America and how it's resurfacing today in The Download—American Anti-Catholicism.

Have. Unlike other commentators on anti-Catholicism in America, such as the Catholic League for Civil and Religious Rights and Philip Jenkins (the author of another recent book on the subject), Massa is neither hypersensitive nor whiny.

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Free shipping for many products!. American Freedom and Catholic Power is an anti-Catholic book by American writer Paul Blanshard, published in by Beacon Press, which asserted that America had a "Catholic problem" in that the Church was an "undemocratic system of alien control".The book has been described as bigoted and "vicious", propaganda and as "the most unusual bestseller of .Rapid anti-Catholicism in England had been flamed by works like John Foxe's Book of Martyrs illustrating some of the nearly Protestants who were burned between and under Queen Mary I.

The tradition was intensified by tales of the Gunpowder Plot, when a group of Catholics would have supposedly planned to blow up King James but for the scheme's. Book sheds light on dark chapter of anti-Catholicism in America GREG GARRISON, RELIGION NEWS SERVICE Published am CDT, Thursday, June 3,