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THEO 8002 American Catholicism and Social Reform (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course will examine select individuals, groups and issues that have shaped the history of American Catholic involvement in social action, e.g. John Ryan and Charles Coughlin, the Central Verein and the Catholic Worker, immigration and slavery. The aim of the course is to see how American Catholicism interacted with the wider civil society and what contributions the Catholic community made to the reform of American social life.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Kenneth Himes

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:


Last Updated: 24-Jun-17