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  1. Sep 2019
    1. IhadlittlehopeoftheFonduLacstationfromthebegin'ning,thoughIhardlyknowwhatreasontoassignforit,exceptthestrengthofpaa1innuencether

      Greene believes that the original failure of Fond du Lac was caused by the influence of Catholicism there

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    1. WehaveamoreformidablefoetoencounterinCathlolicismthaninheathenismitself

      Hall believes that Catholicism is a bigger threat to the success of the missions than "heathenism"

    2. heinnuencetheCatholicsareexertingisbecomingmoreapparenteveryyea

      the missionaries believe that the Catholic influence is increasing every year

  2. Aug 2019
    1. heCatholicpriestisstillhere,andisveryactiveamongtheIndiana

      the Catholic influence in the area is strong

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    1. I.amhourlyledtoseethatthereisanap—parentcrisis--betweenus&theCatholics

      "crisis" between the Christians and the Catholics

    2. SheisconvincedthatBaptism&Absolutioncanneversaveher.Shewasbredecatholic.Shelistenedwithdeepattention&sometimeswithtears,lestsumner,atLePoi

      some of the Natives want to be converted, but don't think they can be

    3. Theirerrorsaremoreformidabletothemissionarythantheheathenismit

      The Catholic influence in the area is deemed as worse than the Native religious influences

  3. Aug 2018
    1. "Protestant" life of wealth and risk over the "Catholic" path of poverty and security.[8]

      Is this simply a restatement of the idea that most of "the interesting things" happen at the border or edge of chaos? The Catholic ethic is firmly inside the stable arena while that of the Protestant ethic is pushing the boundaries.

  4. Sep 2017