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White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition

Robert E. Alvis


White Eagle, Black Madonna offers one of the first English-language treatments of the Polish Catholic tradition across more than a thousand years of history. Written for fellow scholars, students, and general readers alike, the book charts the remarkable journey of the Polish Catholic community from its humble origins on the margins of medieval Christendom to the twenty-first century, when a Pole occupied the See of Peter. The church in Poland has passed through a number of distinct phases as it has adapted to changing conditions. Throughout this long and often tumultuous history, however, one ... More

Keywords: Catholic, Catholicism, history, Poland, Polish

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780823271702
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823271702.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert E. Alvis, author
St. Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology