Anti-Catholicism has a long history in America. And as Philip Jenkins argues in The New Anti-Catholicism, this virulent strain of hatred--once thought dead--is alive and well in our nation, but few people seem to notice, or care.
Catholicism was all over movie screens in 2004. Mel Gibsons The Passion of the Christ was at the center of a media firestorm for months. A priest was a crucial character in the Academy Award-winning Million Dollar Baby. Everyone, it seemed, was talking about how religious stories should…
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…Ritual Creativity and Ritual Failure in Popular Spanish Catholicism: A Case Study on Reformism and Miracles in La Mancha
Stefania Palmisano, Nicola Pannofino
…God Is Argentine and so Is the Pope! Catholicism, Popular Culture and the National Imagination
10. Branding of Spiritual Authenticity and Nationalism in Transnational Sufism
Milad Milani, Adam Possamai,…
Has there really been an "economic miracle"? Where does the explosion of cultural energy in music, literature, and theater come from? Has the power of the Catholic Church really crumbled? Focusing largely on contemporary events, living people, current controversies, and popular culture,…
…It was also the case with the group called "Les Six," who responded culturally in the twenties and then politically in the thirties, when most of them supported the programs of the Popular Front. Others could not be enthusiastic about the latter and, largely excluded…