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OSV's Encyclopedia of Catholic History

OSV's Encyclopedia of Catholic History

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  • ISBN-13: 9781592760268
  • Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor (IN)
  • Release Date: Mar 01, 2004
  • Edition: Ill
  • Pages: 1054 pages
  • Dimensions: 7.50 x 2.12 x 9.64 inches

Overview

The Encyclopedia of Catholic History - from Our Sunday Visitor An updated version of the critically acclaimed and best-selling reference work first published in 1995. Still the most comprehensive single-volume compendium on the Church's past - from Pentecost morning to today's pontiff. -OSV's Encyclopedia of Catholic History, Revised, gives you: -Some 2,750 entries based on more than 1000 sources -An easy-to-use alphabetical format and a reader-friendly style -Cross references for finding additional information -A trusted resource on which students - from grade school to graduate school - can rely. Each entry has been examined for improvement or updating, and more than two hundred items have been added. New features include: -The latest encyclicals and papal documents (Evangelium Vitae, Ut Unum Sint, Fides et Ratio, Ecclessia de Ducharistia, and more) -Biographies of the most recently canonized and beatified, such as Padre Pio, Josemaria Escriva, and Mother Teresa -Histories of Catechetics, the Divine Office, and the Marian Year -And more! In addition to a complete index, a chronology, and a glossary, the book features appendices and tables on: Popes Roman Curia Apostles of Places and People Concordats Doctors of the Church Ecumenical Councils Emblems of Saints Major Encyclicals Fathers of the Church Major Writings of Pope John Paul II Mystics Patron Saints of Countries Pontifical Institutes of Higher Learning Social Encyclicals Documents of Vatican II

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