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Cardinal Hume and the Changing Face of English Catholicism (Paperback)
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Cardinal Hume and the Changing Face of English Catholicism (Paperback)

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Paperback 228 Pages / Published: 01/08/1999
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After the persecutions that followed the Reformation, the Catholic Church that re-emerged in the 19th century was a defensive, introspective one, largely made up of working-class immigrants and a handful of land-owning families who kept the faith despite adversity. It was viewed with some suspicion by the English Establishment as something foreign, subversive, to be held at arm's length. But particularly after World War II a new generation of educated Catholics emerged, outward-looking, questioning, anxious to take their places in society. Peter Standford argues that Basil Hume's appointment was a symbol of change. His very Englishness has exorcised some of the nightmares in the national subconscious about the Catholic Church. And in his struggles as a leader with a flock that is not as obedient as once it was, the cardinal has redefined English Catholicism by blending its traditional theological conservatism with a liberal pastoral practice.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780225668827
Number of pages: 228
Weight: 327 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 12 mm
Edition: New edition

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