Encyclopedia of World Religions: Encyclopedia of Catholicism

Editor/Author Flinn, Frank K.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-4173-2
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 70
Book Status: Available
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Encyclopedia of Catholicism covers the key people, movements, institutions, practices, and doctrines of Roman Catholicism from its earliest origins. Focusing on the living faith and its historical and social background, this volume provides academic and college students with the tools to help them understand this multifaceted religion.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Editors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Catholicism: An Introduction
  • Chronology
  • Chronological List of Popes and Antipopes
  • A
  • abbess and abbot
  • Abélard, Peter
  • abortion and Catholicism
  • Adam and Eve in Catholicism
  • adoptionism
  • adoration
  • agape
  • agnosticism
  • Albertus Magnus, Saint
  • Alcuin
  • Alexander VI
  • Alexandrine School
  • Alighieri, Dante
  • All Saints feast
  • All Souls feast
  • allegory in Catholicism
  • altar
  • Ambrose, Saint
  • Americanism
  • analogy
  • Andrew, Saint
  • angel in Catholicism
  • Angelico, Fra
  • Anglican Ordination
  • Annunciation in medieval Christianity
  • anointing in Catholicism
  • Anointing of the Sick
  • Anselm, Saint
  • Anthony of Padua, Saint
  • anti-Catholicism
  • anti-Semitism
  • anticlericalism
  • Antiochene School
  • antipope
  • Antony, Saint
  • apocalypse
  • Apollinaris of Laodicea
  • apostle
  • apostolate
  • apostolic succession
  • archaeology, ancient Jewish and Christian
  • archbishop in Catholicism
  • architecture in Catholicism
  • Arianism
  • Aristotle and Christian thought
  • Armageddon in Catholicism
  • Armenian Catholic Church
  • Ascension
  • asceticism in Catholicism
  • Asia and Christianity
  • Assumptionists
  • Athanasius of Alexandria, Saint
  • atheism
  • atonement
  • Augustine, Saint
  • Augustinians
  • authority
  • Avignon and the Avignon papacy
  • B
  • Baader, Franz von
  • Balthasar, Hans Urs von
  • Baltimore Catechism
  • banns of marriage
  • baptism in Catholicism
  • baptistery
  • Bartholomew I
  • base communities
  • Basil the Great, Saint
  • basilica, Christian
  • beatific vision
  • beatitudes in Catholicism
  • Becket, Thomas
  • Bellarmine, Saint Robert
  • Benedict, Saint
  • Benedict XVI
  • Benedictines
  • Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint
  • Bernardin, Joseph Louis
  • Bible
  • bishop in Catholicism
  • bleeding statues
  • Boehner, Philotheus
  • Boethius
  • Boff, Leonardo
  • Bonaventure, Saint
  • Boniface, Saint
  • Boniface VIII
  • Book of Kells
  • Borromeo, Saint Charles
  • Brazilian National Catholic Apostolic Church
  • Bulgarian Catholic Church
  • Byzantine Rite
  • C
  • Cabrini, St. Mother Frances Xavier
  • caesaropapism
  • Câmara, Dom Helder
  • canon
  • canon law
  • Canon of Scripture
  • Canon of the Mass
  • Canonical doubt
  • canonization
  • capital punishment
  • cardinal virtues
  • Carmelites
  • Carolingian Renaissance
  • Carroll, Charles
  • Carroll, John
  • catacombs
  • catechesis and catechumenate
  • catechism
  • Cathars
  • cathedral
  • Catherine of Siena, Saint
  • Catholic Action
  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic devotions
  • Catholic modernism
  • Catholic revelation
  • Catholic rites
  • Catholic theology
  • Catholic tradition
  • Catholic views of property
  • Catholicism: beginnings to the Middle Ages
  • Catholicism in Africa
  • Catholicism in France
  • Catholicism in Germany
  • Catholicism in Great Britain
  • Catholicism in Ireland
  • Catholicism in Latin America
  • Catholicism in North America
  • Catholicism in Poland
  • Catholicism in Scandinavia
  • Catholicism in Spain
  • celibacy and Catholicism
  • Chaldean Catholic Church
  • chant in Catholicism
  • charismatic renewal
  • Charlemagne
  • Charles V
  • chastity
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey
  • Chávez, César
  • Chenu, Marie-Dominique
  • Chesterton, G. K.
  • Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association
  • Christ and Christology
  • Christian
  • Christian Brothers
  • Christian communism
  • Christian democratic parties
  • Christian funeral
  • Chrysostom, Saint John
  • church and state
  • church furnishings
  • church orders
  • circumcision in Catholicism
  • Cistercians
  • Clare of Assisi, Saint
  • Clement I
  • Clement of Alexandria
  • clergy in Catholicism
  • cloister
  • codex
  • colors in liturgy
  • Columba of Iona, Saint
  • Columbus, Christopher
  • commandments of the church
  • common prayers
  • communicatio idiomatum
  • communion
  • concept of the soul in Catholicism
  • concordat
  • Conferencia Episcopal Latinoamericano (CELAM)
  • Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD)
  • Congar, Georges-Yves
  • conscience in Catholicism
  • conscientious objection
  • consecration in Catholicism
  • Constantine the Great
  • Constantinople
  • convent
  • conversion in Catholicism
  • Copernicus, Nicolaus
  • Coptic Catholic Church
  • Coptic Church
  • Corpus Christi
  • cosmology and Catholicism
  • council and conciliarism
  • Council of Basel
  • Council of Chalcedon
  • Council of Constance
  • Council of Ephesus
  • Council of Ferrara-Florence
  • Council of Trent
  • Counter-Reformation
  • creation and Catholicism
  • creeds
  • critique of Catholicism
  • crucifixion
  • Crusades
  • Curé d'Ars
  • curia
  • Curran, Charles E.
  • Cyprian, Saint
  • Cyril and Methodios, Saints
  • Cyril of Alexandria, Saint
  • D
  • damnation in Catholicism
  • Daniélou, Jean
  • Day, Dorothy
  • De Costa Nunes, José
  • de’ Nobili, Roberto
  • De Smet, Pierre-Jean
  • death and dying in Catholicism
  • Deism
  • democracy and Catholicism
  • demythologization
  • Denis, Saint
  • devils and demons in Catholicism
  • Devotio Moderna
  • Didache
  • diocese
  • Dionysius
  • Docetism
  • doctors of the church
  • dogma
  • Doi, Cardinal Peter Tatsuo
  • Döllinger, Johann J. Ignatz von
  • Dominic, Saint
  • Dominican Orders
  • Donation of Constantine
  • Donatism
  • dove
  • Drexel, St. Katherine Mary
  • Duchesne, St. Rose Philippine
  • Duns Scotus, John
  • E
  • Easter
  • Eastern Catholicism
  • Eastern Orthodoxy and Catholicism
  • ecclesiastical fees
  • ecclesiastical seminaries
  • ecclesiology
  • Eck, Johann Maier von
  • Eckhart, Meister
  • ecotheology
  • ecumenical councils
  • ecumenical movement
  • Egypt
  • electronic church
  • Elizabeth of Hungary, Saint
  • embroidery, ecclesiastical
  • England, John
  • Erasmus, Desiderius
  • eschatology
  • Ethiopian Catholic Church
  • Eucharist
  • Eusebius of Caesarea
  • evangelization
  • evil in Catholicism
  • evolution and Catholicism
  • ex cathedra
  • ex opere operato
  • excommunication
  • exorcism in Catholicism
  • F
  • faith
  • faith and reason
  • the Fall
  • family and Catholicism
  • Farley, Margaret A.
  • fascism and the Catholic Church
  • fate and Christianity
  • Father Damien
  • fathers and mothers of the church
  • feast days
  • Feast of Fools
  • feast of the Epiphany
  • feminist theology
  • Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-
  • Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile
  • Filioque clause
  • forgiveness in Catholicism
  • Foucauld, Charles-Eugène, viscount de
  • Fox, Matthew
  • Francis de Sales, Saint
  • Francis I
  • Francis of Assisi, Saint
  • Francis Xavier, Saint
  • Franciscan Orders
  • Frederick I Barbarossa
  • Frederick II
  • free will
  • Freemasonry
  • Fu Tieshan
  • fundamental theology
  • G
  • Galileo and Catholicism
  • genuflexion
  • Gibbons, James
  • Gilson, Étienne
  • glory of God
  • glossolalia
  • Gnosticism
  • God
  • Golgotha
  • good
  • Good Shepherd in Catholicism
  • Goretti, St. Maria
  • Görres, Johann Joseph von
  • gospel
  • grace
  • Great Schism, 1054
  • Greek Catholic Church
  • Greeley, Andrew
  • Greene, Graham
  • Gregorian Calendar
  • Gregory of Nazianzus, Saint
  • Gregory of Nyssa, Saint
  • Gregory Palamas, Saint
  • Gregory the Great, Saint
  • Gregory VII, Saint
  • Griffiths, Dom Bede
  • Grotius, Hugo
  • Guardini, Romano
  • guilt
  • Gutiérrez, Gustavo
  • H
  • Hagia Sophia
  • hagiography
  • Häring, Bernard
  • heaven and hell in Catholicism
  • Hecker, Isaac Thomas
  • Henry IV (of Germany)
  • Henry VIII
  • heresy and schism in Catholicism
  • hermeneutics
  • Hesburgh, Theodore
  • hierarchy
  • Hildegard of Bingen, Saint
  • Hippolytus
  • Holy Ghost Fathers
  • Holy Grail
  • Holy Orders
  • Holy Roman Empire
  • Holy Spirit
  • Hopkins, Gerard Manley
  • Hsu Chen-Ping, Francis
  • Hugh of Saint Victor
  • Hughes, John Joseph
  • Hus, Jan
  • hymns in Catholicism
  • I
  • icons in Catholicism
  • Ignatius of Antioch, Saint
  • imperial and papal bulls, medieval
  • imprimatur
  • Incarnation
  • inculturation
  • indulgences
  • inerrancy of Scripture
  • infallibility and the Catholic Church
  • infancy gospels
  • Innocent III
  • Inquisition
  • interdict
  • Investiture Controversy
  • Iona
  • Ireland, John
  • Irenaeus
  • Isidore of Kiev
  • Islam
  • Italo-Albanian Catholic Church
  • Italy and Catholicism
  • J
  • James II
  • James the Great, Saint
  • Jansenism
  • Jerome, Saint
  • Jesuits
  • Jewish-Catholic relations
  • Jewish Christianity
  • Joachim and Anne, Saints
  • Joachim of Fiore
  • Joan of Arc
  • John Fisher, Saint
  • John of Damascus, Saint
  • John of Montecorvino
  • John of the Cross, Saint
  • John Paul I
  • John Paul II
  • John the Baptist, Saint
  • John XXIII
  • Joseph of Nazareth, Saint
  • Jude, Saint
  • Julian of Eclanum
  • Julian of Norwich
  • Julian the Apostate
  • just war
  • justification
  • Justin Martyr
  • Justinian I
  • K
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Kim Su-Hwan, Stephen
  • Kino, Eusebio
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Knights Templar
  • Kolbe, St. Maximilian
  • Kulturkampf
  • Küng, Hans
  • Kung Pinmei, Ignatius
  • L
  • La Farge, John
  • La Salle, Saint Jean-Baptiste de
  • LaFarge, John
  • Las Casas, Bartolomé de
  • Lateran Basilica
  • legend of Pope Joan
  • Legion of Mary
  • Leo I, Saint
  • Leo XIII
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • liberation theology
  • liturgical movement
  • liturgical procession
  • liturgical year
  • liturgy
  • Lombard, Peter
  • Lonergan, Bernard J. F.
  • Louis IX
  • Lourdes
  • Ignatius of Loyola, St.
  • Lubac, Henri de
  • Luo Wen Zao
  • M
  • magisterium
  • Magnificat
  • Manichaeism
  • Marcion
  • Margaret Mary Alacoque, Saint
  • Margil de Jesús, Antonio
  • Maria Laach
  • Maritain, Jacques
  • Maronite Catholic Church
  • Martín de Porres
  • Marxism and Catholicism
  • Mary of Nazareth
  • Maryknoll
  • Maximus IV Sayegh
  • Melkite Catholic Church
  • mendicant orders during the Middle Ages
  • Merton, Thomas
  • Michael I Cerularius
  • Michael the Archangel
  • Michelangelo
  • Middle Ages
  • millenarianism
  • Mindszenty, József
  • miracles
  • missions
  • monastery
  • monasticism, Christian
  • monk, Catholic
  • Monk, Maria
  • Montanism
  • Thomas More, St.
  • Mother Teresa, Saint
  • Mundelein, George
  • Murphy, Roland
  • Murray, John Courtney
  • music, liturgical
  • N
  • Nagasaki Martyrs
  • Nazism
  • Neoplatonism
  • Newman, John Henry
  • Nguyen Ba Tong
  • Nicholas of Cusa
  • Nicholas of Lyra
  • North American Martyrs
  • Nostra Aetate
  • Notre Dame Sisters
  • Nouvelle Théologie
  • nun
  • Nunes Carneiro Leitao, Melchior
  • O
  • obedience and Christianity
  • Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI)
  • O'Connor, Flannery
  • Old Catholics
  • Opus Dei
  • Oratory of Divine Love
  • ordination of women in the Catholic church
  • Origen
  • Orthodox-Catholic dialogue
  • Ottaviani, Alfredo
  • Oxford Movement
  • P
  • Pacem in Terris
  • Pachomius
  • pacifism
  • painting and sculpture in Catholicism
  • pantheism
  • papacy
  • papal encyclical
  • papal nuncio
  • Papal States
  • papal tiara
  • parable in Catholicism
  • Parsch, Pius
  • Passionists
  • patriarch
  • Patrick, Saint
  • patripassionism
  • patron saints
  • Paul IV
  • Paul the Apostle, Saint
  • Paul V
  • Paul VI
  • Peace of Westphalia
  • pedophilia and the Catholic Church
  • Pelagius
  • penance
  • perfection
  • Perpetua and Felicity, Saints
  • personalism
  • Peter the Apostle, Saint
  • Philip II
  • Philo of Alexandria
  • Pilgrimage of Egeria
  • Pius IX
  • Pius V, Saint
  • Pius X, Saint
  • Pius XI
  • Pius XII
  • poverty and Catholicism
  • praxis
  • Prayer of the Hours
  • prelate
  • presbyter in Catholicism
  • privilege of the faith
  • Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Church
  • Psalter
  • pseudepigrapha
  • purgatory
  • q
  • Qumran
  • R
  • Rahner, Karl
  • Raphael
  • Raphael the Archangel
  • recapitulation
  • recusants
  • redemption
  • reincarnation
  • relics in Catholicism
  • religious orders
  • religious vestments
  • Renaissance
  • Renan, Ernest
  • Resurrection (of Christ)
  • Ricci, Matteo
  • Roman Missal
  • Romanian Greek Catholic Church
  • Romero y Galdámez, Óscar Arnulfo
  • Rose of Lima, Saint
  • Rota
  • Ruether, Rosemary Radford
  • rule of faith
  • Ruthenian Catholic Church
  • S
  • Sacrament of Confirmation
  • sacrament of Marriage
  • Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • sacraments
  • Sacred Heart of Jesus
  • sacred utensils
  • Saint Peter's Basilica
  • Santiago de Compostela during the Middle Ages
  • Savio, Dominic, Saint
  • Savonarola, Girolamo
  • schism
  • Scholastica, Saint
  • Sedevacantism
  • sensus fidelium
  • Serra, Junípero
  • Seton, Elizabeth Ann
  • sexuality and Catholicism
  • Sheen, Fulton J.
  • Shroud of Turin
  • Shusaku Endo
  • Simeon Stylites, Saint
  • sin
  • Sisters of Mercy
  • Smith, Al
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul
  • Soegijapranata, Albert
  • Solesmes
  • Spellman, Francis Joseph
  • St. Alphonsus Liguori
  • St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre
  • Stephen, Saint
  • stigmata
  • Suárez, Francisco
  • Suenens, Léon-Joseph
  • Suger
  • supernatural
  • Syllabus of Errors
  • symbol
  • synod
  • Syrian Catholic Church
  • Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
  • Syro-Malankara Catholic Church
  • T
  • Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre
  • Tekakwitha, St. Kateri
  • Ten Commandments
  • Teresa of Ávila, Saint
  • Tertullian
  • Tetzel, Johann
  • Theodosius I
  • Thérèse of Lisieux, Saint
  • Thomas à Kempis
  • Thomas Aquinas, Saint
  • tithing and Catholicism
  • titular
  • Torquemada, Tomás de
  • traditionalists
  • Transfiguration
  • transubstantiation
  • Trappists
  • Treaty of Tordesillas
  • Trinity in Catholicism
  • typology
  • U
  • Ukrainian Catholic Church
  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
  • University of Notre Dame
  • V
  • Valentinus
  • validity
  • Vandals and Catholic Christians
  • Vatican City
  • Vatican Council I
  • Vatican Council II
  • Vatican Curia
  • Vawter, Bruce
  • Vaz, Joseph
  • Via Dolorosa
  • Vigil
  • Vincent de Paul, Saint
  • Virgin Birth of Christ
  • virginity and Catholicism
  • vows in Catholicism
  • W
  • Waldensians
  • weeping icons and statues
  • Weil, Simone
  • William of Ockham
  • Wycliffe, John
  • Z
  • Zong Huaide, Joseph
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