American Parishes: Remaking Local Catholicism (Catholic Practice in North America) (Hardcover)
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Between individual Catholics and a global institution, thousands of local parishes remake Catholicism each day. With fresh data and sociological methods, this book shows how parishes are shaped by community, geography, and authority; how parishes respond to diversity and change; and how parishes worship and educate for the future of Catholicism.
About the Author
Gary J. Adler, Jr. (Edited By) Gary J. Adler, Jr. is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Pennsylvania State University. Tricia C. Bruce (Edited By) Tricia C. Bruce is Associate Professor of Sociology at Maryville College and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Brian Starks (Edited By) Brian Starks is Associate Professor of Sociology at Kennesaw State University.