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Attwater, Donald 1892-1977

Overview
Works: 252 works in 1,120 publications in 6 languages and 19,782 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Biography  Biography‡vDictionaries  Prayers and devotions  Biographies  Prayers  Devotional literature  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
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Most widely held works about Donald Attwater
 
Most widely held works by Donald Attwater
The Penguin dictionary of saints by Donald Attwater( Book )

98 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 2,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This best-selling dictionary brilliantly reveals the lives and works of a host of fascinating individuals, from Biblical saints to those most recently canonised. It is a worthy companion to any study of Biblical or Church history, and includes details of feast days and special patronage to aid personal devotion.--
Butler's Lives of the saints by Alban Butler( Book )

50 editions published between 1932 and 1996 in English and held by 1,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alban Butler's monumental work was first compiled in the 18th century and later partially revised by Herbert Thurston, S.J. early in the 20th century. When Fr. Thurston's death interrupted work on the second revision, the massive editorial undertaking was assumed by the noted English scholar and hagiographer, Donald Attwater who spent a decade of research and editing in expanding the present edition
A Catholic dictionary (The Catholic encyclopædic dictionary) by Donald Attwater( Book )

77 editions published between 1800 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Catholic Dictionary is one of the most valuable Catholic books ever published and is a goldmine of information with over 5,000 entries explained briefly, clearly, and authoritatively, all in an easy to use format. This famous book focuses on the essentials of each topic, giving facts, definitions, and the Church's traditional teaching, making clear distinctions, without confusing the issues with speculation, trendy opinions, compromise, or dissent. This book went through several editions starting in 1931 and continuing through 1961. Entries and topics include: Celibacy of the Clergy; Islam; Byzantine Rite; Infallibility; Hair shirt; Halo; Capital Punishment; Just Price; Sin against the Holy Ghost; Contemplation; Democracy; Heresy; Devil; Consecration at Mass; Conscience; Rights of Animals; Invocation of the Saints; Paganism
Dostoevsky by Nikolaĭ Berdi︠a︡ev( Book )

25 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This translation of Mirosozertsanie Dostoevskago has been made from the French version of Lucienne Julien Cain, L'esprit de Dostoievski, published by Editions Saint Michel in Paris "--P 6
Modern Christian revolutionaries; an introduction to the lives and thought of: Kierkegaard, Eric Gill, G.K. Chesterton, C.F. Andrews [and] Berdyaev by Donald Attwater( Book )

17 editions published between 1947 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book concerning Piers the plowman by William Langland( Book )

17 editions published between 1907 and 1972 in English and Multiple languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piers Plowman is one of the most significant works of medieval literature. Astonishing in its cultural and theological scope, William Langland's iconoclastic masterpiece is at once a historical relic and a deeply spiritual vision, probing not only the social and religious aristocracy but also the day-to-day realities of a largely voiceless proletariat class. - Publisher
The end of our time : together with an essay on The general line of Soviet philosophy by Nikolaĭ Berdi︠a︡ev( Book )

10 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wizard, accustomed to the company only of great legendary beasts, is introduced to the human world with all its sorrows and delights when a baby comes into her care
The bourgeois mind and other essays by Nikolaĭ Berdi︠a︡ev( Book )

7 editions published between 1934 and 1992 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is a saint? by Jacques Douillet( Book )

6 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today the saint, as he or she has come to be understood, is essentially a man or woman of heroic virtue due to an intimate union with God. The definition of what this holiness is, as it appears in the Scriptures, is one of the many facets of sainthood which are discussed by the author in this volume. The book also contains the acta and the accounts of lives of later saints for which there is full documentation, together with description of the Church's canonization process and the theology of the Communion of Saints
God, man and the church : the spiritual foundation of life by Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov( Book )

20 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God, Man and the Church is a penetrating examination of the human relationship - both as an individual and in society - with God
Saints of the East by Donald Attwater( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A representative selection of twenty-four saints and other holy people ranging from the early Christian martyrs to near contemporary holy men and women
Martyrs, from St. Stephen to John Tung by Donald Attwater( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of saints; based on Butler's Lives of the saints, complete ed by Donald Attwater( Book )

6 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Names and name-days by Donald Attwater( Book )

9 editions published between 1939 and 1991 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of Mary by Donald Attwater( Book )

18 editions published between 1955 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian churches of the East by Donald Attwater( Book )

17 editions published between 1948 and 1963 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Paul and the mystery of Christ by Claude Tresmontant( Book )

3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of this Jew of Asia Minor, this first-century Pharisee, might be called the history of an obsession. The title 'St. Paul and the mystery of Christ' gives the clue to his life. It had one inspiration, one motive, one end: to preach Jesus Christ. Paul even came to regard his own life as valid only insofar as the Christ-life was its driving force, and it was this doctrine that he preached to others
The practice of the presence of God by Lawrence( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 1985 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastern Catholic worship by Donald Attwater( Book )

4 editions published in 1945 in English and French and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden book of Eastern saints by Donald Attwater( Book )

7 editions published between 1938 and 1971 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Penguin dictionary of saints
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Butler's Lives of the saintsA Catholic dictionary (The Catholic encyclopædic dictionary)DostoevskyThe end of our time : together with an essay on The general line of Soviet philosophyGod, man and the church : the spiritual foundation of lifeNames and name-daysThe practice of the presence of God
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Atwater, Donald 1892-1977

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