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The Cross in the Sand: The Early Catholic Church in Florida, 1513-1870

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The story of the early centuries of the Catholic Church in Florida, the oldest establishment of the Christian faith in the United States, is one of the most remarkable in Florida’s more than 400 years of history. Michael Gannon first traces Florida’s discovery by Catholics, their subsequent explorations, the Spanish settlements, and the evangelization of the Indians, follo ...more
Paperback, 210 pages
Published December 1st 1965 by University Press of Florida
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Kent
Mar 24, 2012 Kent rated it liked it
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A pretty dry read, although it isn't meant to be more than just a chronological history. Extremely biased account of the Catholic church, however, with much bigotry towards native Americans and their cultures.
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Jul 27, 2011 Daniel Alvers rated it liked it
I enjoyed this work on the early Catholic missions in Florida. It was very interesting to jump into the history of my home state and learn a little about my heritage.
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