Item description for The New Catholic Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (15 Volume Set) by Janet Halfmann & Catholic University of America...
Overview Named as one of the top "50 resources for the Millennium" by "LibraryJournal, The New Catholic Encyclopedia" has long been regarded as one of the best core references in use today by libraries and religious organizationsaround the world. The first revision in 30 years, the 15-volume Encyclopedia includes more than 12,000 entries from a wide breadth of concerns.Gale Group
Publishers Description Since 1967, the "New Catholic Encyclopedia, cited by Library Journal as one of the top 50 reference sources of the millennium, has been a standard in public, academic and high school libraries worldwide, Prized for its scholarly presentation of persons and subjects related to Catholicism and the humanities, the "Encyclopedia is the first place you turn when your users have questions on topics such as abortion, divorce, cloning and reproductive technology. Thomson Gale, together with The Catholic University of America, is proud to announce a new and updated edition of this multivolume set--the first new edition in more than 30 years. The Catholic Church, while maintaining continuity with its past, has opened a new dialogue with the world's cultures and developments in science and scholarship. At the same time, it has undergone extensive changes in missionary outlook, liturgical practice and church discipline. This revised edition reports on both the old and the new, featuring contributions from hundreds of scholars from all over the world, under the guidance of Catholic University of America's Reverend Berard Marthaler, O.F.M. and Thomson Gale. Among the 12,000 entries in the "Encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more. In addition to the hundreds of new, signed articles on a wide variety of topics, this new edition also features biographies of contemporary religious figures; thousands of photographs, maps and illustrations; and completely updated bibliographical citations. The 15th volume is a cumulative index to the entire encyclopedia.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 21.25" Width: 14.65" Height: 12.35" Weight: 75.45 lbs.
Binding Boxed Sets
Release Date Sep 13, 2002
Publisher Gale Cengage
ISBN 0787640042 ISBN13 9780787640040
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More About Janet Halfmann & Catholic University of America
Janet Halfmann(pronounced Howlf-mun) is the award-winning author of more than thirty fiction and nonfiction children s books, includingHome in the Cave, Fur and Feathers, andLittle Skink s Tailfor Arbordale. Other recent titles includeEggs: 1, 2, 3; Star of the Sea: A Day in the Life of a Starfish; Good Night, Little Sea Otter; Garter Snake at Willow Creek Lane; andSeven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story. Janet is a member of the Society of Children s Book Writers and Illustrators. Before becoming a children s author, Janet was a daily newspaper reporter, children s magazine editor, and a creator of coloring and activity books for Golden Books. She is the mother of four and the grandmother of four. When Janet isn t writing, she enjoys gardening, exploring nature, visiting living-history museums, and spending time with her family. She grew up on a farm in Michigan and now lives in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin.For more information, visit her website: http: //www.janethalfmann.com."
Janet Halfmann currently resides in South Milwaukee, in the state of Wisconsin. Janet Halfmann was born in 1944.