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Encyclopedia of Catholic History - Matthew Bunson

Encyclopedia of Catholic History

By: Matthew Bunson, Margaret Bunson (Illustrator)

Hardcover Published: 1st March 2004
ISBN: 9781592760268
Number Of Pages: 1054

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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!

Foreword to the 1995 Editionp. 9
Foreword to the 2004 Editionp. 11
Introductionp. 13
Abbreviationsp. 15
Chronology of Church Historyp. 17
Entries (from A to Z)p. 33
Appendicesp. 989
Supreme Pontiffs of the Churchp. 989
Canonizations by Pope Leo XIII and His Successorsp. 994
Beatifications by Pope John Paul II, 1979-2003p. 997
Pontifical Universities and Institutes in Romep. 1000
Glossaryp. 1001
Indexp. 1020
About the Authorsp. 1056
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ISBN: 9781592760268
ISBN-10: 1592760260
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1054
Published: 1st March 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.49 x 19.05  x 5.39
Weight (kg): 1.88
Edition Type: Revised