The New and Old Anti-Catholicism and the Analogical Imagination

  title={The New and Old Anti-Catholicism and the Analogical Imagination},
  author={M. Massa},
  journal={Theological Studies},
  pages={549 - 570}
  • M. Massa
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • Theological Studies
[The author explores the sense of “alterity” experienced by Catholics and critics of Catholicism in the United States in the last 20 years. He examines instances of what has been termed the “new anti-Catholicism” manifested in “public” culture (as opposed to theology and ecclesiastical politics), utilizing David Tracy’s trope of the analogical imagination in order to situate this new animus within a much larger cultural phenomenon.] A NUMBER OF PUBLIC intellectuals tracking the relation of… Expand
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