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The Immigrant Church

New York's Irish and German Catholics, 1815-65

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The Immigrant Church by Jay P Dolan
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A view of urban Catholicism, The Immigrant Church focuses on the people in the pews and furnishes a comparison of Irish and German Catholic life in mid-nineteenth-century New York City. Nearly one-half of the city's population in 1865 consisted of Irish and German Catholics. Singling out three parishes (one Irish, one German, and one a mixed group of Germans and Irish), Dolan examines the role of religion in strengthening group life in these ethnic communities, traces the development of the Catholic Church in the city, and reveals the relationship between urban and church growth.

Author Biography

Jay P. Dolan is professor emeritus of history at the University of Notre Dame, where he founded the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism in 1975 and was the director of the Center until 1993. He is the author of, among other books, In Search of American Catholicism (2002) and The American Catholic Experience: A History from Colonial Times to the Present (Notre Dame Press edition, 1992).
Release date NZ
May 31st, 1983
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Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
4M.
Imprint
University of Notre Dame Press
Pages
221
Dimensions
165x220x25
ISBN-13
9780268011512
Product ID
3905898

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