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Catholics And American Politics Mary T. Hanna

Catholics And American Politics

Mary T. Hanna

Published November 19th 1979
ISBN : 9780674103252
Hardcover
271 pages
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Despite the constitutional division of church and state, the impact of Catholics on American politics in the 1960s and 1970s has been remarkable--as the names of the Kennedys, Eugene McCarthy, Thomas Tip ONeill, Peter Rodino, Thomas Eagleton, theMoreDespite the constitutional division of church and state, the impact of Catholics on American politics in the 1960s and 1970s has been remarkable--as the names of the Kennedys, Eugene McCarthy, Thomas Tip ONeill, Peter Rodino, Thomas Eagleton, the Berrigan brothers, and Cesar Chavez will attest. In this portrait of American Catholicism. Mary Hanna intensely analyzes the political influence o this enormously complex organization. She focuses on the role of the Church in providing the means for an ethnic group to challenge and contribute to the values of the larger society.