Catholicism Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Catholicism.

  • 2 Student Essays
  • 5 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (7)

9,439 words, approx. 32 pages
In the following excerpt, Welter summarizes some of the enduring themes of the nativist crusade of nineteenth-century America, and illustrates some of its institutional arguments by focusing on the po... Read more
7,757 words, approx. 26 pages
In this essay, originally published in 1960, Davis analyzes various themes of anti-Catholic, anti-Masonic, and anti-Mormon literature in nineteenth-century America, suggesting that it tended to subver... Read more
9,522 words, approx. 32 pages
In the essay below, Reynolds looks at Roman Catholic fiction and its character and themes, both before 1850, when it used theological and historical polemics to persuade, and after 1850, when it began... Read more
9,447 words, approx. 32 pages
Below, Griffin discusses the figure of the escapee in the anti-Catholic literature of the early nineteenth century. She relates questions of veracity concerning the escapees' claims to the larg... Read more
8,599 words, approx. 29 pages
In this excerpt, Franchot examines Herman Melville's "Benito Cereno" and Edgar Allan Poe's "The Pit and the Pendulum" to demonstrate how elements of popular a... Read more
448 words, approx. 2 pages
A question such as this puts all Christians into an uncomfortable and threatening situation. Making us choose between two of the most important foundations of our belief system: worship of God and he... Read more
516 words, approx. 2 pages
What It Means To Be Human Sometimes we ask ourselves, what does it mean to be human? We can easily just look at ourselves and say "I am a human being just like everyone else" by physical perception,... Read more