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Catholic Dictionary - Revised and Expanded

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Catholic Dictionary

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Catholic Dictionary, Revised, by Rev. Peter M. J. Stravinskas


Easy-to-use pronunciation guide and complete history of Catholic terminology in a handy pocket size.

More than 3,000 entries
Contains thousands of listings for topics covering theology, doctrine, canon law, saints, liturgy, vestments, architecture, religious orders, holy days, and catechetics.

Concise definitions
Each entry provides all essential information as well as an easy-to-use pronunciation guide. Cross-referenced to the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

Specialized terms and foreign phrases
Includes words with specific Catholic meanings you won't find in ordinary dictionaries in addition to words and phrases from foreign languages.

Wide range of Catholic terminology
Diverse entries ranging from ancient times to the present provide a full understanding of Catholicism's rich heritage. Eastern Rite terms explained in complete detail.

Biblical resources
Biblical figures, archaic terms, and more, cross-referenced with Bible verses where appropriate.

Specialized Catholic lists
A list of all the popes, plus the councils of the Church and their chief doctrines.

Common abbreviations
Handy reference to abbreviations used by scholars.

Ecclesiastical titles
Proper forms of address for Church hierarchy, as well as pointers on etiquette and literary style in one convenient location.


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7"  (17.7 cm) x 4 1/4"  (10.7 cm) x 1 1/2"  (3.81 cm)
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