Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

American Catholic : The Saints and Sinners Who Built America's Most Powerful Church - 97 edition

by Charles R. Morris

American Catholic : The Saints and Sinners Who Built America`s Most Powerful Church (ISBN10: 0679742212; ISBN13: 9780679742210)
ISBN13: 978-0679742210
ISBN10: 0679742212

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0812920499
ISBN10: 081292049X

Summary: Before the potato famine ravaged Ireland in the 1840s, the Roman Catholic Church was barely a thread in the American cloth. Twenty years later, New York City was home to more Irish Catholics than Dublin. Today, the United States boasts some sixty million members of the Catholic Church, which has become one of this country's most influential cultural forces.

In American Catholic, Charles R. Morris recounts the rich story of the rise of the Catholic Church in ...show more America, bringing to life the personalities that transformed an urban Irish subculture into a dominant presence nationwide. Here are the stories of rogues and ruffians, heroes and martyrs--from Dorothy Day, a convert from Greenwich Village Marxism who opened shelters for thousands, to Cardinal William O'Connell, who ran the Church in Boston from a Renaissance palazzo, complete with golf course. Morris also reveals the Church's continuing struggle to come to terms with secular, pluralist America and the theological, sexual, authority, and gender issues that keep tearing it apart. As comprehensive as it is provocative, American Catholic is a tour de force, a fascinating cultural history that will engage and inform both Catholics and non-Catholics alike.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 97
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Times Books
Published: 10/28/1998
International: No

View Author Bio
View Review



List Price: $18.95
Used $4.74
Used
Save $14.21 (75%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 7 hours and 17 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 08/01/2014
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

More prices and sellers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for American Catholic : The Saints and Sinners Who Built America's Most Powerful Church
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (34)  |  New (10)  |  Like New (2)  |  Very Good (4)  |  Good (14)  |  Acceptable (4)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$4.74
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$17.85
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Wonder Book
Frederick, MD
Seller Rating: 4.64
Good condition. Dampstained.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GreenEarthBooks
Portland, OR
Seller Rating: 4.57
Help save a tree. Buy all your used books from Green Earth Books. Read. Recycle and Reuse.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Books Squared
Dallas, TX
Seller Rating: 4.59
Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining.Book selection as BIG as Texas.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Free State Books
Halethorpe, MD
Seller Rating: 4.54
Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear, and the pages have only minimal creases.Free State Books. Never settle for less.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
OwlsBooks-TRM
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.44
No comments from the seller
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GreenEarthBooks
Portland, OR
Seller Rating: 4.57
Help save a tree. Buy all your used books from Green Earth Books. Read. Recycle and Reuse.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
GreatBuyBooks-WA
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.55
No comments from the seller
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.63
Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SuperFlyBooks AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.25
New York, NY 1998 Trade paperback Good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 528 p. Contains: Illustrations. Vintage.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SuperFlyBooks AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.25
New York, NY 1998 Trade paperback Good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 528 p. Contains: Illustrations. Vintage.
Page:   1     2     3     4     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close