“Why learn history?,” Klejment writes in her U.S. Catholicism syllabus, “It is time travel, transporting us from ourselves and our limited perspectives and linking us to people and societies separated by time and space.”
Dr. Kauffman’s career in Catholic education spanned more than half a century. It saw him publish several significant histories, including the Bicentennial History of the Catholic Church in America and American Catholic Identities: A Documentary History. He died Jan. 30 at age 81.
The ACHA invites all scholars to submit paper and session proposals on any aspect of the history of Christianity and its interaction with culture. The submission deadline had been extended to Tuesday, February 20, 2018.