The Catholic Encyclopedia, Vol. 17

The Catholic Encyclopedia, Vol. 17 : An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church; Treating Art, Biography, Education, Exploration, History, Law, Literature, Nations, Philosophy, Races, Re

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Excerpt from The Catholic Encyclopedia, Vol. 17: An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church; Treating Art, Biography, Education, Exploration, History, Law, Literature, Nations, Philosophy, Races, Religion, Science and Sociology The catholic encyclopedia was completed in 1913; the index volume, with supplementary articles, in 1914. Since then the editors have published The Catholic Encyclopedia and Its Makers, con taining biographies of the contributors and others engaged in produc ing the work, and a volume containing the revisions in the New Code Of Canon Law. This, therefore, is the first supplement in the real sense. It was impossible to issue one sooner, owing to war conditions. With great difficulty the volume is published now, owing to the delays in correspondence, and the impossibility of getting in touch with many former contributors. This volume shows that the catholic ency clopedia is a work of permanent value that in substance many Of its articles on Art, Education, Law, Literature, Philosophy, Religion and social questions need scarcely any revision, that additional or supple mental matter is needed chiefly in biography and geography, to cover the changes that have come about in territorial boundaries and in the establishment of new nations, in the constitution Of new dioceses and the opening up of new missions; the origin Of new social, political and religious organizations and movements and the development of those that were already in progress. The articles on these subjects bring the whole work up to date, making it actually more valuable than ever as a work Of reference. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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