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Preaching with Their Lives: Dominicans on Mission in the United States after 1850

Margaret M. McGuinness and Jeffrey M. Burns


This volume tells the little-known story of the Dominican Family—priests, sisters, brothers, contemplative nuns, and lay people—and integrates it into the history of the United States. Starting after the Civil War, the book takes a thematic approach through twelve essays examining Dominican contributions to the making of the modern United States by exploring parish ministry, preaching, health care, education, social and economic justice, liturgical renewal and the arts, missionary outreach and contemplative prayer, ongoing internal formation and renewal, and models of sanctity. It charts the e ... More

Keywords: Catholic education, Dominicans, Dominicans and the arts, religious life, US Catholicism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780823289646
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823289646.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Margaret M. McGuinness, editor
LaSalle University

Jeffrey M. Burns, editor
University of San Diego

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Front Matter


Jeffrey M. Burns

Dominicans in the World

A Joyful Spectrum of Service

James T. Carroll

Walking in Solidarity

Heath W. Carter

Aggiornamento on Campus

Christopher J. Renz, OP

Being Dominican

Call and Response

Elizabeth Michael Boyle, OP

Afire with the Itinerant Spirit

Donna Maria Moses, OP

Dominican Monasteries

Cecilia Murray, OP

More Than a Mustard Seed

Diane Kennedy, OP

From Teacher to Tutor

Arlene I. Bachanov