Pocket Catholic Dictionary

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Pocket Catholic Dictionary is a comprehensive, one-volume reference work containing definitions and explanations of the key terms of Catholicism. Father Hardon has carefully selected some 2,000 entries from his original master tome of over 5,000 terms that comprise Modern Catholic Dictionary. Furthermore, this pocket edition reflects changes in the newly revised Code of Canon Law.

Here are clear and concise definitions in the areas of faith, worship, morals, history, theology, ...

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Overview

Pocket Catholic Dictionary is a comprehensive, one-volume reference work containing definitions and explanations of the key terms of Catholicism. Father Hardon has carefully selected some 2,000 entries from his original master tome of over 5,000 terms that comprise Modern Catholic Dictionary. Furthermore, this pocket edition reflects changes in the newly revised Code of Canon Law.

Here are clear and concise definitions in the areas of faith, worship, morals, history, theology, spirituality. The only such dictionary compiled since Vatican Council II, and incorporating post-conciliar terms and expressions, it is alphabetically arranged with appropriate cross-references. The Appendix features the Credo of the People of God, a complete listing of popes, and an updated ecclesiastical calendar of the Roman rite with saints for each day of the year.

This handy primer is a worthy companion to the author's bestselling Catholic Catechism, and one that belongs in every home library.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780385232388
  • Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/28/1985
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 621,042
  • Product dimensions: 4.15 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

JOHN A. HARDON, S.J., has been a member of the Society of Jesus for forty-nine years. Father Hardon holds a Master's Degree in Philosophy from Loyola University and a Doctorate in Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome. He has taught at the Jesuit School of Theology at Loyola University in Chicago and the Institute for Advanced Studies in Catholic Doctrine programs. A prolific writer, whose works have appeared in leading religious and educational periodicals as well as various collections, he has authored many books, including: The Catholic Catechism, Religions of the World, Protestant Churches of America, Christianity in the Twentieth Century, Theology of Prayer, and Spiritual Life in the Modern World. In addition, he is actively involved with a number of organizations, e.g., Institute on Religious Life, Apostolate for Family Consecration and The Catholic Home Study Institute. Presently, Father Hardon divides his time between New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., writing and teaching Theology.
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