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John Hardon
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John A. Hardon, S.J. was a member of the Society of Jesus for over fifty years. He died in December, 2000. Father Hardon held a Master's Degree in Philosophy from Loyola University and A Doctorate in Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome. He taught at the Jesuit School of Theology at Loyola University in Chicago and the Institute for Advanced Studies in Catholic Doctrine at St. John's University in New York as well as helped organize and publish the Christ Our Life series of religion books for elementary schools and Confraternity of Christian Doctrine programs. Father Hardon was the author of many... Read More

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Catholic Catechism

Written by John Hardon


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: April 23, 1975
Price: $17.99

A comprehensive yet portable catechism that presents the major elements of Catholic faith within the areas of doctrine and dogma, morality and the spiritual life, ritual and worship. Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Catholic Catechism

Written by John Hardon


Format: eBook, 624 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: January 12, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Catholic Dictionary
An Abridged and Updated Edition of Modern Catholic Dictionary
Written by John Hardon


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $19.99

John Hardon's comprehensive, one-volume work of reference defining the key terms of Catholicism; updated to include the most recent developments in the Catholic Church.

Clear, concise, and faithful, with over 2,000 entries, Catholic Dictionary is the essential Catholic lexicon in the areas of faith, worship, morals, history, theology, and spirituality. Now revised... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Catholic Dictionary
An Abridged and Updated Edition of Modern Catholic Dictionary
Written by John Hardon


Format: eBook, 576 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Pocket Catholic Catechism

Written by John Hardon


Format: Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: March 15, 1989
Price: $19.00

A comprehensive yet portable catechism that presents the major elements of Catholic faith within the areas of doctrine and dogma, morality and the spiritual life, ritual and worship. Read more >

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Pocket Catholic Dictionary

Written by John Hardon


Format: Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: September 4, 1985
Price: $12.95

Reflecting the changes in the revised Code of Canon Law, this abridged edition of A Modern Catholic Dictionary contains over 2,000 clear and concise definitions in the areas of faith, worship, morals, theology, history, and spirituality. Read more >

Questions & Answers Catholic Catechism

Written by John Hardon


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $13.99

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Questions & Answers Catholic Catechism

Written by John Hardon


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: November 1, 1981
Price: $16.99

A comprehensive yet portable catechism that presents the major elements of Catholic faith within the areas of doctrine and dogma, morality and the spiritual life, ritual and worship. A perfect way for modern Catholics to address the issues of faith, this straightforward catechism provides precise answers to more than 1,700 questions... Read more >
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