Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 November 2003

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780195168853

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In Search of an American Catholicism

A History of Religion and Culture in Tension

Jay P. Dolan

  • 'In Search of an American Catholicism will deservedly become a central book on the history of the Church.'—The New York Times Book Review
  • "The capstone to Dolan's celebrated career."—Christian Century1
  • "A compact guide to the twisty accommodations that have evolved over the last 200 years."—Los Angeles Times
  • "A masterful job.... A distinguished piece of historical writing that tells us much about the long struggle to refine and make sense of the two adjectives 'American Catholic.'"—National Catholic Reporter
  • A sweeping cultural history of the Catholic Church in America

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