Portraits of the Roman Catholic Modernist Crisis in the United States
William L. Portier
Catholic University of America Press, $39.95, 408 pp.
This fine book highlights four once-prominent U.S. clerics—John Slattery, Dennis O’Connell, William Sullivan, and Joseph McSorley—who were involved in an early-twentieth-century theological controversy that sent Catholic intellectuals scrambling for cover. The spirit of Isaac Hecker, the...
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