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Michael J. McVicar
Charles Cotherman

Cotherman on McVicar, 'Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism'

Michael J. McVicar. Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 309 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2274-3.

Reviewed by Charles Cotherman (University of Virginia)
Published on H-Catholic (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Carolina Armenteros

CFP: U.S. Catholic Historian -- Politics in the Twentieth Century

Future Issue: 

Politics in the Twentieth Century

For more than thirty years the U.S. Catholic Historian has published theme-based issues relevant to the history of American Catholicism.  An upcoming issue will address the theme of “Politics in the Twentieth Century.” Contributions could include, but are not limited to, studies of the following:

  • Catholic political allegiances and “issues” that impact voting

  • Role of Catholics in public policy debates

Ten Percent Plan?

Hello all,

I am looking for reading suggestions about John XXIII's Ten Percent Plan. I'm primarily a diplomatic historian, and I am afraid that my knowledge of Catholic historiography is more limited than I'd like. Any suggestions on a comprehensive monograph (or articles) on the topic would be greatly appreciated.


Michael Cangemi