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The Long Shadow of Vatican Ii: Living Faith and Negotiating Authority since the Second Vatican Council

Lucas Van Rompay, Sam Miglarese, and David A Morgan


With the Second Vatican Council (1962–65), the Roman Catholic Church for the first time took a positive stance on modernity. Its impact on the thought, worship, and actions of Catholics worldwide was enormous. Benefiting from a half century of insights gained since Vatican II ended, this volume focuses squarely on the ongoing aftermath and reinterpretation of the Council in the twenty-first century. In five penetrating essays, contributors examine crucial issues at the heart of Catholic life and identity, primarily but not exclusively within North American contexts. On a broader level, the vol ... More

Keywords: Second Vatican Council, Reception and interpretation, Authority in the Catholic Church, Laypeople empowerment, Lived religion, North American reception

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781469625294
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625294.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lucas Van Rompay, editor

Sam Miglarese, editor

David A Morgan, editor

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