This volume considers how and why colonial Catholics embraced the individualistic, rights-oriented ideology of the American Revolution, in spite of the fact that the Revolution's rhetoric was riddled with anti-Catholicism, and even though Catholicism has had an uneasy relationship with Enlightenment liberalism until very recently. Available electronically, five users at a time. Available from Oxford Scholarship Online.
The Faithful: a history of Catholics in the United States. Contents include: The priestless church -- The church in the Democratic Republic -- The immigrant church -- The church of Catholic action -- The church of Vatican II -- The church in the twenty-first century.