Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Catholic History

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Our Sunday Visitor Publishing, 2004 - 1054 pages
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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 1,000 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 Eucharistia, 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!
 

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Contents

Foreword to the 1995 Edition
9
Entries from A to Z
33
Appendices
989
Index
1020
About the Authors
1056
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Aside from his work as General Editor of The Catholic Almanac (the 2nd largest compendium on the Catholic Church) and author of numerous works on religion--including Encyclopedia of Catholic History, Papal Wisdom: Words of Hope and Inspiration from Pope John Paul ll, and The Wisdom Teachings of the Dalai Lama, Matthew Bunson has compiled a variety of reference works. These include Encyclopedia Sherlockiana, Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire, Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages, The Vampire Encyclopedia, and Angels A to Z. He lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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