One side effect of the Second Great Awakening was a rise in anti- Catholic sentiment, especially as new Catholic immigrants arrived in the 1840s. While much is written on this nativism, little examines the Church’s response. Sarah Hinds uses St. Louis as a case study for understanding the nature of antebellum nativism and the Church’s responses.
"“In Defense of the Faith: The Catholic Response to Anti-Catholicism in Early Nineteenth-Century St. Louis”,"
The Confluence (2009-2020): Vol. 7
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lindenwood.edu/confluence_2009/vol7/iss1/2