"Still the best single volume introduction to American Catholicism."--Rodger Payne, LSU
"His narrative has both coherence and richness...especially with regard to such minority groups as native Americans, Latins, and blacks."--Theology Digest
"Will remain a definitive study for years to come....Required reading for all students interested in American Church history."--Religious Resources
About the Author
James J. Hennesey is at Canisius College.