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Privilege, Persecution, and Prophecy: The Catholic Church in Spain 1875-1975 (Hardback)
  • Privilege, Persecution, and Prophecy: The Catholic Church in Spain 1875-1975 (Hardback)

Privilege, Persecution, and Prophecy: The Catholic Church in Spain 1875-1975 (Hardback)

Hardback 289 Pages / Published: 15/01/1987
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A comprehensive study of life and politics in Spain between 1875 and 1975, combining social and political history in its examination of popular cults, religious communities, the clergy, and Catholic social organizations, as well as ecclesiastical politics, drawing heavily on Catholic and ecclesiastical materials.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198219231
Number of pages: 289
Weight: 503 g
Dimensions: 225 x 146 x 23 mm

'Dr Frances Lannon has written a book both impressive and ambitious. ... At last there is available in English a well researched, balanced analysis of a bemusing institution, the importance of which in Spanish history and politics it would be difficult to exaggerate.' Western Europe
'cogently argued and amply researched book ... Her authoritative account of this fascinating process of institutional and ideological transformation is distinguished by its erudition and judiciousness,' Denis Smyth Times Literary Supplement
'a dispassionate and workmanlike study' British Bulletin of Publications
'one of the most telling features of a remarkable achievement is Dr Lannon's capacity to convey the ideological and theological pluralism of Spanish Catholicism ... Dr Lannon is especially perceptive about life in the religious orders' Paul Preston, European History Quarterly
'Lannon presents a highly variegated portrait of religious practice in modern Spain.' Caroline Ford, Harvard University, Journal of Modern History 65 (March 1993)

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