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D'Antonio, William V.

Overview
Works: 43 works in 178 publications in 2 languages and 7,039 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Church history  Documentary films  Short films  Humor 
Roles: Editor, Author, Compiler, Creator, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: BV4526.2, 291.17835850973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William V D'Antonio
Families and religions : conflict and change in modern society by William V D'Antonio( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion, revolution, and reform : new forces for change in Latin America by William V D'Antonio( Book )

29 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power and democracy in America by Peter F Drucker( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Influentials in two border cities; a study in community decision-making by William V D'Antonio( Book )

9 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Catholics today : new realities of their faith and their church( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume interprets 18 years of gathered evidence and prognostications about the next generation of Catholicism in America. Gallup polls were conducted in 1987, 1993, 1999, and 2005 focusing on trends in Catholic thinking. The authors studied how Catholics participate in their faith and what attitudes characterize their practice. They offer evidence that American Catholicism is changing in the minds and hearts of every Catholic congregation. Blind adherence to statements and directives from church hierarchy is being supplanted by intelligent and socially committed folks taking responsibility for their own faith development. This book suggests that the future will see more Catholics making decisions about their own faith and fewer Catholics who are fervently committed to church life
Female and male: dimensions of human sexuality by Elaine Catherine Pierson( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Catholics in transition by William V D'Antonio( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"American Catholics in Transition reports on five surveys carried out at six year intervals over a period of 25 years, from 1987 to 2011. The surveys are national probability samples of American Catholics, age 18 and older, now including four generations of Catholics. Over these twenty five years, the authors have found significant changes in Catholics' attitudes and behavior as well as many enduring trends in the explanation of Catholic identity. Generational change helps explain many of the differences. Many millennial Catholics continue to remain committed to and active in the Church, but there are some interesting patterns of difference within this generation. Hispanic Catholics are more likely than their non-Hispanic peers to emphasize social justice issues such as immigration reform and concern for the poor; and while Hispanic millennial women are the most committed to the Church, non-Hispanic millennial women are the least committed to Catholicism. The authors are able to point to dramatic changes in and across generations and gender, especially regarding Catholic identity, commitment, parish life, and church authority. William V. D'Antonio, Michele Dillon, and Mary L. Gautier provide timely information pertaining to Catholics' views regarding current pressing issues in the Church, such as the priest shortage and alternative liturgical arrangements and same-sex marriage. The authors also provide the first full portrayal of how the growing numbers of Hispanic Catholics in the U.S. are changing the Church."--Www.Amazon.com
Sociology: man in society by Melvin L DeFleur( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion, politics, and polarization : how religiopolitical conflict is changing Congress and American democracy by William V D'Antonio( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do religious affiliations of elected officials shape the way they vote on such key issues as abortion, homosexuality, defense spending, taxes, and welfare spending? In this study, the authors trace the influence of religion and party affiliation in the increasingly polarized U.S. Congress over the past forty years. Drawing on key roll call votes, survey data, and extensive background research, the authors argue that the political ideologies of both parties have become grounded in distinctive religious visions of the good society, in turn influencing the voting patterns of elected officials.--From publisher description
Urban power structures: problems in theory and research; an essay by Arthur J Field( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Catholics : gender, generation, and commitment( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Catholic laity in a changing church by William V D'Antonio( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Catholic experience of small Christian communities by Bernard J Lee( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecology, society & the quality of social life by William V D'Antonio( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laity, American and Catholic : transforming the Church( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices of the faithful : loyal Catholics striving for change by William V D'Antonio( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The clergy sex abuse scandal and cover-up was to the Roman Catholic Church in the U.S. what Enron was to the financial world. Catholics felt pummeled by scandal and humiliated by the institutional corruption exposed to the public. In the face of failed leadership, a group of Catholics gathered in a church basement in Wellesley, Massachusetts, to share their experiences and search for ways to respond to the crisis. The Voice of the Faithful quickly became the most talked-about and influential new Catholic group in years." "Who where these active Catholics who found ways to make the news? Were they, as some feared, angry dissidents seeking to bring down a church and assume power for themselves? Or were they loyal Catholics striving to renew the church?" "Voices of the Faithful presents original research on the history, religious beliefs, practices, and attitudes of this new religious group. Based on their empirical research, the authors show that VOTF members represent educated and energetic people of faith with deep roots in Catholic culture and tradition. The authors also introduce assessments of VOTF from respected history and theologians."--Jacket
Truth be told( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sociological research and methodology is often the subject of debate among sociologists. The pursuit of objectivity in sociological research, critical sociology, and the idea of sociology as a science ... each has transformed the way sociologists approach sociological research. This lesson also includes discussion of quantitative and qualitative methodologies, and features a segment on sociologist Mitchell Duneier and his research on New York City homeless populations."
Face to face by Vito Acconci( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This lessons looks at how such aspects of social interaction as language, humor and emotion can shape and change the way we view the world around us. Nowhere is this interaction more visible than in the fusion of language and emotion which characterize the world of politics. But social interaction in the more mundane world of everyday life can be just as significant. This lesson begins with a stand-up comedy show that helps us further understand the significance of humor, as both a form of self-expression and as a culturally specific method of social interaction."
In God we trust : Religion( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most religions define themselves by their respective rituals and traditions. What is remarkably consistent, however, is the role that virtually all religions play in the lives of their followers. Religion in the United States, its effect on the tapestry of American society, and its delicate relationship with politics are the focus of this lesson -- which also features a look at Catholicism and Voodoo in New Orleans."
El poder en una democracia( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American Catholics today : new realities of their faith and their church
Alternative Names
Antonio William V. D'

Antonio, William V. d' 1926-

Antonio, William Vincent d' 1926-

D'Antonio, William V.

D'Antonio, William Vincent 1926-

Languages
English (131)

Spanish (13)

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American Catholics today : new realities of their faith and their churchAmerican Catholics : gender, generation, and commitmentThe Catholic experience of small Christian communitiesLaity, American and Catholic : transforming the ChurchVoices of the faithful : loyal Catholics striving for change