Winter 2010 - Vol. 121, No. 4

Winter 2010 - Vol. 121, No. 4

About This Issue

American Catholic Studies is pleased to present you with our final issue of 2010. We think you will be interested in the articles and reviews found within these pages.

Douglas J. Slawson (National University, San Diego), in his essay entitled "The Vincentian Experience of the Civil War in Missouri," examines the impact the war had on seminaries administered by the Congregation of the Mission in a border state.  Although priests and seminarians viewed the conflict from diverse perspectives and faced great hardship, they remained committed to their ministries in Missouri.

"Immanence and Transcendence: John Cardinal Dearden's Church of Tomorrow," by Samuel J. Thomas (Michigan State University), focuses on the Detroit archbishop's ecclesiology as explicated in three addresses delivered during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Professor Thomas notes that these talks "encapsulate [Dearden's] vision of church forged through consensus and governed through the collaborative efforts of laity, religious, priests, and essentially pastoral bishops."

Todd Scribner (Ph.D. candidate, The Catholic University of America) reminds us that debates over immigration reform were as heated in the 1960s as they are today. In "Negotiating Priorities: The National Catholic Welfare Conference and United States Migration Policy in a Post-World War II World, 1948-1952," readers will learn of the role of the National Catholic Welfare Conference (now USCC/NCCB) in the debates over immigration in the years following the Second World War.

<>In addition to eight book reviews, we are pleased to publish a review symposium of James P. McCartin's Prayers of the Faithful: The Shifting Spiritual Life of American Catholics. We thank Richard Gribble, CSC, Catherine Looker, SSJ, Cecilia Moore, and Joseph Chinnici, OFM, for their thoughtful comments – and their willingness to work with a deadline!

We hope you enjoy this issue of American Catholic Studies, and we wish all of our readers a happy and healthy 2011.

Margaret M. McGuinness, co-editor

Index of Issues

2011 Issues

Fall 2011 Issue Vol. 122, No. 3

Summer 2011 Issue Vol. 122, No. 2

Spring 2011 Issue Vol. 122, No. 1

2010 Issues

Winter 2010 Issue Vol. 121, No. 4

Fall 2010 Issue Vol. 121, No. 3

Summer 2010 Issue Vol. 121, No. 2

Spring 2010 Issue Vol. 121, No. 1

2009 Issues

Winter 2009 Issue Vol. 120, No. 4

Fall 2009 Issue Vol. 120, No. 3

Summer 2009 Issue Vol. 120, No. 2

Spring 2009 Issue Vol. 120, No. 1

2008 Issues

Winter 2008 Issue Vol. 119, No. 4

Fall 2008 Issue Vol. 119, No. 3

Summer 2008 Issue Vol. 119, No. 2

Spring 2008 Issue Vol. 119, No. 1

2007 Issues

Winter 2007 Issue Vol. 118, No. 4

Fall 2007 Issue Vol. 118, No. 3

Summer 2007 Issue Vol. 118, No. 2

Spring 2007 Issue Vol. 118, No. 1

2006 Issues

Winter 2006 Issue Vol. 117, No. 4

Fall 2006 Issue Vol. 117, No. 3

Summer 2006 Issue Vol. 117, No. 2

Spring 2006 Issue Vol. 117, No. 1

2005 Issues

Winter 2005 Issue Vol. 116, No. 4

Fall 2005 Issue Vol. 116, No. 3

Summer 2005 Issue Vol. 116, No. 2

Spring 2005 Issue Vol. 116, No. 1

2004 Issues

Winter 2004 Issue Vol. 115, No. 4

Fall 2004 Issue Vol. 115, No. 3

Summer 2004 Issue Vol. 115, No. 2

Spring 2004 Issue Vol. 115, No. 1

2003 Issues

Winter 2003 Issue Vol. 114, No. 4

Fall 2003 Issue Vol. 114, No. 3

Summer 2003 Issue Vol. 114, No. 2

Spring 2003 Issue Vol. 114, No. 1

2002 Issues

Fall/Winter 2002 Issue Vol. 113, No. 3

Spring/Summer 2002 Issue Vol. 113, No. 1

2001 Issues

Spring/Winter 2001 Issue Vol. 112, No. 1

2000 Issues

Spring/Winter 2000 Issue Vol. 111, No. 1

1999 Issues

Spring/Winter 1999 Issue Vol. 110, No. 4