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Parish and Place: Making Room for Diversity in the American Catholic Church by [Bruce, Tricia Colleen]
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"Parish matters, but so too does diocese. This book brilliantly shows us how the Catholic Church as an institution has made decisions about how to respond to the diversity and voluntarism of American religion. Combining vivid ethnographic detail with astute organizational analysis, Parish and Place adds a critical piece to the puzzle that is contemporary religious practice."--Nancy T. Ammerman, author of Pillars of Faith: American Congregations and their Partners


"Bruce's innovative investigation of personal parishes-an important but under-studied dimension of Catholic life-draws on a rich mix of primary data to insightfully illuminate the negotiation of purpose and place, community and diversity, and hierarchical control and lay determination in contemporary American Catholicism." --Michele Dillon, author of Catholic Identity: Balancing, Reason, Faith, and Power


"Tricia Bruce's groundbreaking work is destined to shape important conversations about U.S. Catholic parish life. Personal parishes, defined not by territory but by purpose, remain an interesting alternative to serve the spiritual and pastoral needs of an increasingly diverse Catholic population nationwide. Parish and Place demonstrates that personal parishes are spaces of hope, pastoral creativity, and identity negotiation from which the rest of Catholic faith communities can learn much."--Hosffman Ospino, Associate Professor of Hispanic Ministry and Religious Education at Boston College


About the Author


Tricia C. Bruce is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Maryville College, whose books include Faithful Revolution and Polarization in the US Catholic Church. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California Santa Barbara, and has conducted research for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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  • File Size: 6936 KB
  • Print Length: 341 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (August 1, 2017)
  • Publication Date: August 1, 2017
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0749PW184
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