Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Latin

Book cover: 'Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Latin'
Author(s): 
Leo F. Stelten
ISBN: 
1 565 631 315
Copyright: 
1995
Publisher: 
Hendrickson Publishers
Binding: 
Sewn Hardcover
Number of pages: 
330 pages
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All Latin students will benefit from ready access to a Latin dictionary, but Catholic Latin students using a Catholic textbook, or reading from Church documents and the Vulgate Bible in their original Latin, will especially benefit from access to a Catholic Latin dictionary. The Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Latin has been written to help both seminary students and laypeople as they advance beyond their introductory Latin studies. The hardback binding, clear typeface, and non-shiny paper combine to make this book a pleasure to use. The more than 17,000 entries have been drawn from Sacred Scripture, the Codes of Canon Law of both 1918 and 1983, the liturgy, the documents of Vatican II, and the 1990 Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches. By providing the most common English definitions of Latin words and phrases as they are used by the Church, this wonderful reference book will be turned to again and again.

Perspective: 
Catholic
Review Date: 
11-8-03
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