Item description for Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Catholic Doctrine by Russell B. Shaw & Our Sunday Visitor, Inc. ...
Overview The only encyclopedia of its kind, Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Catholic Doctrine is designed to deepen your understanding of the teachings of the Catholic Church. This carefully researched compendium covers virtually every aspect of the Catholic Faith contained in the Catechism, providing important historical background and pastoral insights on nearly four hundred topics. From the sacraments and Revelation to human sexuality and spirituality, this one-volume reference explains and defines critical principles of the Catholic Faith. It encompasses a wide range of topics that would normally be found using a multitude of resources, including the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the Bible, books by and about the Fathers, Doctors, and saints of the Church, and countless others. It's packed with information that is written in clear, easy-to-understand language.
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Studio: Our Sunday Visitor
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.75" Width: 8" Height: 9.75" Weight: 3.15 lbs.
Release Date Jan 31, 1998
Publisher Our Sunday Visitor
ISBN 0879737468 ISBN13 9780879737467
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More About Russell B. Shaw & Our Sunday Visitor, Inc.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR RUSSELL SHAW is author or co-author of sixteen previous books, including American Church: The Remarkable Rise, Meteoric Fall, and Uncertain Future of Catholicism in America (2013), To Hunt, To Shoot, To Entertain: Clericalism and the Catholic Laity (Ignatius Press, 1993), Papal Primacy in the Third Millennium (Our Sunday Visitor, 2000), and, with Germain Grisez, Personal Vocation: God Calls Everyone By Name (Our Sunday Visitor, 2003). Shaw is editor of Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Catholic Doctrine (1997) and a contributing editor to Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly magazine. He was the director of information for the National Conference of Catholic Bishops/United States Catholic Conference from 1969 to 1987 and of the Knights of Columbus from 1987 to 1997. He is a consultor of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications and teaches at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome. He and his wife have five children and ten grandchildren.
Russell Shaw currently resides in Portland, in the state of Oregon. Russell Shaw was born in 1947.
Reviews - What do customers think about Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Catholic Doctrine?
A must for any reference library! Apr 11, 1999
Absolutely the easiest read of catholic doctrine I have come across. This is THE reference for the "joe six-pack" in the pew. Comprehensive, concise, and very orthodox. Best single reference book in one volume.