Summary: "James Carroll weaves together the story of how his Irish mother inspired little Jimmy to believe in the Church, despite his young doubts, with the story of how the Catholic Church evolved in history to become an institution that places dominance and power in an all-male clergy. Carroll argues that clericalism is both the root cause and the ongoing enabler of the present Catholic crisis, and...
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021
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Summary: This personal history of the American Catholic Church during writer Carroll's lifetime traces the transformation of a medieval institution, suspicious of American ideas of freedom and democracy, into a church that has begun to embrace basic American principles of pluralism and respect for conscience.
Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282.092 CAR
Summary: This astonishing exploration of the dark side of Christianity follows former priest James Carroll on a journey of remembrance and reckoning. Carroll, a National Book Award winner, is a practicing Catholic whose search for the truth leads him to confront persecution and violence in the name of God - today and in the Church's past. He discovers a terrible legacy that reverberates across the...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2008
Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR