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Bibliography of American Catholic intellectual history

These books deal with subjects in intellectual history—the history of Catholic thought and scholarship.


R.S. Appleby, P. Byrne ,W. Portier (eds.), Creative Fidelity: American Catholic Intellectual Traditions

M.M. Reher, Catholic Intellectual Life in America: A Historical Study of Persons and Movements

D. Salvaterra, Amiercan Catholic Intellectual Life


F. Broderick, Right Reverend New Dealer, John A. Ryan

J. Macguire, ed., The Catholic William F. Buckley, Jr.

E. Malloy, Monk's Tale: The Pilgrimage Begins, 1941-1975

R. McInerny, I Alone Have Escaped to Tell You: My Life and Pastimes  

W. Portier, Divided Friends: Portraits of the Roman Catholic Modernist Crisis in the United States  

D. von Hildebrand, My Battle Against Hitler: Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich

S. Werner, Prophet of the Christian Social Manifesto: Joseph Husslein, S.J.: His Life, Work, & Social Thought 

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R.S. Appleby, Church and Age Unite!: The Modernist Impulse in American Catholicism

P. Allitt, Catholic Converts: British and American Intellectuals Turn to Rome 

P. Allitt, Catholic Intellectuals and Conservative Politics in America, 1950-1985 

M. Carroll, American Catholics in the Protestant Imagination: Rethinking the Academic Study of Religion

J. Corrin, Catholic Intellectuals and the Challenge of Democracy  

R. Cross, The Emergence of Liberal Catholicism in America

P. D'Agostino, Rome in America : Transnational Catholic Ideology from the Risorgimento to Fascism 

D. D'Elia and P. Foley, eds., The Catholic As Historian

J. Elias and L. Noland, Eds., Educators in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

G. Fogarty, American Catholic Biblical Scholarship: A History from the Early Republic to Vatican II

P. Gleason, Contending With Modernity : Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

P. Hayes, A Catholic Brain Trust: The History of the Catholic Commission on Intellectual and Cultural Affairs, 1945-1965

J. McGreevy, Catholicism and American Freedom: A History

P. Mitchell, The Coup at Catholic University: The 1968 Revolution in American Catholic Education

S.Y. Mize, Joining the Revolution in Theology: The College Theology Society, 1954-2004

N. Salvatore, Faith and the Historian: Catholic Perspectives

P, Samway, The Letters of Robert Giroux and Thomas Merton 

K. Schmiesing, American Catholic Intellectuals and the Dilemma of Dual Identities, 1895-1955

K. Schmiesing, Within the Market Strife : American Catholic Economic Thought from Rerum Novarum to Vatican II

K. Schmiesing, ed., Catholicism and Historical Narrative: A Catholic Engagement with Historical Scholarship

K. Schultz, Tri-Faith America: How Catholics and Jews Held Postwar America to Its Protestant Promise

T. Woods, The Church Confronts Modernity: Catholic Intellectuals and the Progressive Era