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Author Tweed, Thomas A.

Title America's church : the national shrine and Catholic presence in the nation's capitol / Thomas A. Tweed
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 391 pages) : illustrations
Summary Thomas Tweed shows that the National Shrine is an illuminating site from which to tell the story of 20th-century Catholicism. He organizes his narrative around themes that characterize U.S. Catholicism and ties these themes to the Shrine's material culture: to images, artifacts and devotional spaces
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (Washington, D.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
Washington (D.C.) -- Church history -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199897384 ebook