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Encyclopedia of Catholicism

A compelling resource on a fascinating religion.


Praise for the hardcover edition:

"Highly recommended…"—Library Journal


In about 700 A-to-Z entries, Encyclope… (See Below for Full Description)
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A compelling resource on a fascinating religion.

Praise for the hardcover edition:
"Highly recommended…"—Library Journal

In about 700 A-to-Z entries, Encyclopedia of Catholicism explores a 2,000-year-old religion that has more than 1 billion followers worldwide. Examining its origins and history, this reference also highlights issues the Church currently faces, such as its inculturation in non-European societies, the status of women, and the struggles over sexuality, abortion, euthanasia, and the environment. Perfect for researchers and general readers alike, Encyclopedia of Catholicism covers the key people, movements, institutions, practices, and doctrines of this influential religion.

This informative encyclopedia also features photographs, a comprehensive introduction that provides an overview of the tradition, a list of popes and antipopes, an extensive chronology, a detailed bibliography, and an index.

Entries include:
  • Abbess/abbot
  • Africa
  • Anti-Semitism
  • Apocalypse
  • Baptism
  • Benedict XVI
  • Canon
  • Charismatic renewal
  • Christianity/Catholicism
  • Dorothy Day
  • Death and dying
  • Donatism
  • Meister Eckhart
  • Ecotheology
  • Family
  • France
  • Galileo Galilei
  • Greek Catholic Church
  • Holy Roman Empire
  • Holy Spirit
  • Investiture Controversy
  • Knights Templar
  • Liberation theology
  • Liturgical music
  • Opus Dei
  • Papal bull
  • Relics
  • Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez
  • Vatican City
  • John Wycliffe
  • and more.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-7335-1
ISBN-10 081607335X
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Encyclopedia of World Religions
Author Frank K. Flinn
Publication Date 10/1/2007
Book's Binding Paperback
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Specifications 81 black-and-white photographs. Index. Bibliography. Cross-references. Chronology.
Available Formats Print

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