Following the Program of Priestly Formation (5th ed., §210), this course, taught by Paul G. Monson at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology, examines “America” as a hemispheric reality and charts the development of the Church in the United States from its colonial roots to its most recent immigrant growth. Topics include trusteeism, immigration, slavery, ultramontanism, Americanism, science and Modernism, Catholic Action, religious liberty, Vatican II, and the sexual abuse crisis. The course further highlights the histories of local parishes and the Priests of the Sacred Heart in the United States.
Seminary: Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology
Keywords: history of science, church history