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By Thomas A. Tweed

ISBN-10: 0199782989

ISBN-13: 9780199782987

The nationwide Shrine in Washington, DC has been deeply enjoyed, blithely overlooked, and passionately criticized. it's been praised as a "dazzling jewel" and brushed off as a "towering Byzantine seashore ball." during this fascinating and creative booklet, Thomas Tweed indicates that the Shrine can be an illuminating web site from which to inform the tale of twentieth-century Catholicism. He organizes his narrative round six issues that symbolize U.S. Catholicism, and he ties those topics to the Shrine's fabric culture--to pictures, artifacts, or devotional areas. hence he starts off with the Basilica's beginning stone, weaving it right into a dialogue of "brick and mortar" Catholicism, the force to construct associations. to focus on the Church's inclination to entice ladies, he appears at fund-raising for the Mary Memorial Altar, and he makes a speciality of the Filipino oratory to Our woman of Antipolo to demonstrate the Church's outreach to immigrants. all through, he employs painstaking detective paintings to polish a gentle at the many elements of yankee Catholicism mirrored within the shrine.

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