© 2003 Louis Glanzman
love looks like in public.
purpose of the Religion Enrichment portion of the
Sophomore Humanities Curriculum is to look at the role
of the Catholic Church
American History from the point of view of Gospel Values
and Catholic Social Teaching.
we must put on our 'Gospel Glasses' and look at the
American experience through the lens of those who were
marginalized, exploited and oppressed,
evaluate how well the Church lived up to it's own
teachings. This will be a different history- one from
the point of view of the 'losers', not the 'winners'.
It is an
upside down version of history which is more consistent
with the Jesus' 'Upside Down Kingdom' of love and