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Mark Massa

New Book: Massa Offers A Catholic Intellectual History Of The 1960s

Continuing somewhat this week’s discussion of the intellectual history of religion in the United States, I present to you a new work by Boston College Professor of Church History—and Dean of the School of Theology and Ministry—Mark Massa titled The American Catholic Revolution: How the Sixties Changed the Church Forever. I learned of Massa’s new work from John Fea, who also presented a relevant discussion with Massa conducted by Daniel Burke. It’s not the most comprehensive or penetrating of interviews, but I offer a few excerpts nonetheless: —————————–– “Massa’s [book]…describes how celebrating the Mass in English, butting heads with the Read more