Frontiers of Faith: Bringing Catholicism to the West in the Early Republic

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Frontiers of Faith: Bringing Catholicism to the West in the Early Republic examines how Catholics in the early nineteenth-century Ohio Valley -- despite the evangelical success of the Protestant faith during the Second Great Awakening -- expanded their church, strengthened their connections to Rome, and sought fellowship with their non-Catholic neighbors. Using extensive correspondence, reports, diaries, court documents, apologetical works, and other records of Catholic clergy, John R. Dichtl shows how Catholic leadership ...

Frontiers of Faith: Bringing Catholicism to the West in the Early Republic 2008, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington

ISBN-13: 9780813124865

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