Catholic Power Vs. American Freedom

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781573928489: Catholic Power Vs. American Freedom
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This intriguing study of the conflict between Roman Catholicism and American democracy begins with four lectures by Roman Catholic priest and Harvard professor of church history George La Piana. A member of the Church himself, La Piana became highly critical of its undemocratic aspects after immigrating to the United States from Italy in 1914. A contributor to Foreign Affairs and The Nation, La Piana was often consulted by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter on church-state issues.

Appended to La Piana's work is an extended afterword by social-ethics activist John M. Swomley. He brings the ongoing controversy concerning Vatican-U.S. relations up to date, especially in regard to such issues as censorship and academic freedom, abortion, population policy, and the Church as a political lobby group.

For Catholics, non-Catholics, and all those concerned about the future course of American democracy, this authoritative, well-argued book presents much to ponder.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

George La Piana (1878-1971) was the John H. Morison Professor of Church History at Harvard Divinity School. John M. Swomley (Kansas City, MO) is professor emeritus of Christian social ethics at the St. Paul School of Theology. Herbert F. Vetter (Cambridge, MA) is Minister at Large, Emeritus, of The First Parish in Cambridge, Harvard Square.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

La Piana, George; Swomley, John M.
Published by Prometheus Books 2003-02-01 (2003)
ISBN 10: 1573928488 ISBN 13: 9781573928489
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 7
Seller:
DontPayMore
(Lindenhurst, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prometheus Books 2003-02-01, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. First Edition. 1573928488 New condition. Ships immediately. Seller Inventory # Z1573928488ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 23.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

George La Piana; John M. Swomley
Published by Prometheus Books (2003)
ISBN 10: 1573928488 ISBN 13: 9781573928489
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prometheus Books, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1573928488

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 26.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

George LA Piana, John M. Swomley, Herbert F. Vetter, Herbert F. Vetter (Editor)
Published by Prometheus Books (2003)
ISBN 10: 1573928488 ISBN 13: 9781573928489
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prometheus Books, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1573928488

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 23.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

La Piana, George, Swomley, John M.
Published by Prometheus Books (2003)
ISBN 10: 1573928488 ISBN 13: 9781573928489
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prometheus Books, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111573928488

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 50.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

George LA Piana/ John M. Swomley
Published by Prometheus Books (2003)
ISBN 10: 1573928488 ISBN 13: 9781573928489
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prometheus Books, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. first edition edition. 270 pages. 9.00x6.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # 1573928488

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 47.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.98
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds