Confidence and Crisis
Confidence and Crisis A History of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, 1959-1977
by Steven M. Avella
Steven M. Avella, a priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and professor of history at Marquette University, has published his second installment of the history of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. "Confidence & Crisis" covers the tumultuous era of the Roman Catholic life in the Archdiocese from 1959 - 1977. His first installment “In the Richness of the Earth: A History of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee", covered the years 1843-1958. "Conficence & Crisis" follows then Bishop William E. Cousins' attempt to unify the Church of southeastern Wisconsin throughout years of both prosperity and turmoil.
Urban Life Series No. 7. Illustrations & tables. 344 pages. 7 x 10. Hardcover. Bibliography. Index.