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Published: 15 August 2013

312 Pages


ISBN: 9780199965779

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The Spirit's Tether

Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Mary Ellen Konieczny

  • The only contemporary ethnographic work that centers on Catholicism and the family
  • Analyzes local-level cultural processes in parishes
  • Explains moral polarization as a result of local fragmentation of Catholic tradition