Men Astutely Trained: A History of the Jesuits in the American Century

Paperback | January 10, 1994

byPeter McDonough

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"(This) courageous, ambitious book . . . captures the authentic drama of the Jesuits' confrontation with American modernity".--James T. Fisher, Assistant Professor of American Studies, Yale University. (Roman Catholicism)

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The social revolution of the '60s, the exodus from ethnic neighborhoods and parishes, and the Jesuits' own success in preparing their students for mainstream middle class diluted their stern influence on this newly secularized Catholic world. McDonough shows how these phenomena have changed not only American society, but the Jesuits th...

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"(This) courageous, ambitious book . . . captures the authentic drama of the Jesuits' confrontation with American modernity".--James T. Fisher, Assistant Professor of American Studies, Yale University. (Roman Catholicism)

Format:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 8.44 × 5.5 × 1.45 inPublished:January 10, 1994Publisher:Free Press

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ISBN - 10:002920528X

ISBN - 13:9780029205280

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The social revolution of the '60s, the exodus from ethnic neighborhoods and parishes, and the Jesuits' own success in preparing their students for mainstream middle class diluted their stern influence on this newly secularized Catholic world. McDonough shows how these phenomena have changed not only American society, but the Jesuits themselves.