Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Dictionary

Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Dictionary

by Peter M.J. Stravinskas
     
 

Introducing the newest and most up-to-date Catholic Dictionary. So complete, it does the work of countless resources.

Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Dictionary is so complete, you'll discover it can do the work of many smaller, more specialized resources. More than 3,000 entries cover topics like theology, doctrine, Canon Law, saints, liturgy, vestments,

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Overview

Introducing the newest and most up-to-date Catholic Dictionary. So complete, it does the work of countless resources.

Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Dictionary is so complete, you'll discover it can do the work of many smaller, more specialized resources. More than 3,000 entries cover topics like theology, doctrine, Canon Law, saints, liturgy, vestments, architecture, religious orders, holy days, Latin and Greek terms, papal encyclicals, biblical figures and locations, catechetics, and more.

Easy-to-use pronunciation guide

Each word is respelled to look the way it sounds. There's no guessing with Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Dictionary. This assures not just the right definition but the proper pronunciation too.

Concise definitions and specialized terms

The Catholic Dictionary brings together a complete listing of specialized terms not compiled anywhere else. Not only will you find definitions for papal encyclicals and Latin expressions, but you'll also discover some entries have special Catholic definitions not found in common dictionaries. The Catholic Dictionary reflects the full universality of the Faith with Eastern Rite terms explained in complete detail.

Explore the meaning and history of Catholic terminology

Diverse entries ranging from biblical times to the present will allow you to reap a fuller and broader understanding of Catholicism's rich heritage. Biblical figures, ancient terms, and more are all expertly defined. When applicable, definitions are cross-referenced with appropriate biblical verses.

Seven distinguished contributing scholars

Rev. Peter M.J. Stravinskas served as editor of this monumental project. He also served as general editor of Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Encyclopedia Father Stravinskas assembled a team of top-notch scholars to compose the more than 3,000 entries in this magnificent volume. Contributors were chosen for their outstanding qualifications in many areas.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879735074
Publisher:
Our Sunday Visitor, Publishing Division
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.16(d)

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