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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)