This is an index of all files in the EWTN "Home Study Report Topics" Document Library as of 10/31/2014 sorted by library and title



LIBRARY - FILENAME - TITLE
AUTHOR
DESCIPTION

1. Home Study Report Topics - COPLESTN.TXT - A Jesuit and His Faith
William Doino, Jr.

An article on the life of Frederick C. Copleston, SJ (1907-1994), best known for his nine-volume "History of Philosophy." Taken from the Fall 1996 issue of "Sursum Corda."

2. Home Study Report Topics - SPANINQ.HTM - A New Look At the Spanish Inquisition
Edward O'Brien

New and startling information is beginning to blow away the dark cobwebs of lies and myths--that racist distortion of the Spanish national character and and Hispanic culture. On June 9th, 1995, the BBC documentary, The Myth of the Spanish Inquisition was aired on Ancient Mysteries. TV often trashes the Church, but not this time. Spanish scholars, using computerized searches through actual records of the Inquisition, are showing that it had neither the power nor the desire to put Spain under its control. HERESY BLACK LEGEND TORTURE

3. Home Study Report Topics - 09188B.TXT - Abbey of Lerins
Catholic Encyclopedia

Situated on an island of the same name, now known as that of Saint-Honorat, about a league from the coast of Provence, in the Department of the Maritime Alps, now included in the Diocese of Nice, formerly in that of Grasse or of Antibes. It was founded at the beginning of the fifth century by St. Honoratus.

4. Home Study Report Topics - 06541A.TXT - Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani
Catholic Encyclopedia

An abbey of the Order of Reformed Cistercians, commonly called Trappists, established in 1848 in Nelson Co., Kentucky, in the Diocese of Louisville, being the first abbey on American soil.

5. Home Study Report Topics - 01035B.TXT - Abecedarians
Catholic Encyclopedia

A sect of Anabaptists who affected an absolute disdain for all human knowledge, contending that God would enlighten His elect interiorly and give them knowledge of necessary truths by visions and ecstasies.

6. Home Study Report Topics - ABELARD.TXT - Abelard
William Turner

Peter Abelard dialectician, philosopher, and theologian, b. 1079; d. 1142.

7. Home Study Report Topics - 01054A.TXT - Abraham (in Liturgy)
Catholic Encyclopedia

Discusses the use of the word Abraham in the Roman Liturgy.

8. Home Study Report Topics - CEACTPIL.HTM - Acta Pilati
Catholic Encyclopedia

The "Acts of Pilate," also known as the "Gospel of Nicodemus," is an apocryphal work, which does not assume to have been written by Pilate, but to have been derived from the official acts preserved in the praetorium at Jerusalem. The alleged Hebrew original is attributed to Nicodemus. PASSION CHRIST CRUCIFIXION APOCRYPHA

9. Home Study Report Topics - AGEARTH.TXT - Age of the Earth
Various



10. Home Study Report Topics - 05731B.TXT - Albrecht von Eyb
Catholic Encyclopedia

One of the earliest German humanists, born in 1420 near Anabach in Franconia; died in 1475. Eyb's best known and most important work is his "Ehebüchlein" (Book on Marriage), in which he discusses the question whether a man should take a lawful wife or not.

11. Home Study Report Topics - CEALEXA7.TXT - Alexander (Name of Seven Men)
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. This article is part of the Catholic Encyclopedia Project, an effort aimed at placing the entire Catholic Encyclopedia on the World Wide Web.

12. Home Study Report Topics - CEALEXA1.TXT - Alexander I, Saint and Pope
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. St. Irenaeus of Lyons, writing in the latter quarter of the second century, reckons him as the fifth pope in succession from the Apostles, though he says nothing of his martyrdom. His pontificate is variously dated by critics, e. g. 106-115 (Duchesne) or 109-116 (Lightfoot). This article is part of the Catholic Encyclopedia Project, an effort aimed at placing the entire Catholic Encyclopedia on the World Wide Web.

13. Home Study Report Topics - CEALEX2.TXT - Alexander II, Pope
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. As Anselm of Lucca, he had been recognized for a number of years as one of the leaders of the reform party, especially in the Milanese territory, where he was born at Baggio, of noble parentage. Together with Hildebrand, he had imbibed in Cluny the zeal for reformation. The first theatre of his activity was Milan, where he was one of the founders of the Pataria, and lent to that great agitation against simony and clerical incontinency the weight of his

14. Home Study Report Topics - AMERPEOP.TXT - Americans Are An Enquiring, Thinking, Reasoning People
Christopher Dawson

This is a review of 'Documents of American Church History' edited by Msgr. John Tracy Ellis of Catholic University, published in 1957.)

15. Home Study Report Topics - 01462A.TXT - Anchor (as Symbol)
Catholic Encyclopedia

The anchor, because of the great importance in navigation, was regarded in ancient times as a symbol of safety. The Christians, therefore, in adopting the anchor as a symbol of hope in future existence, merely gave a new and higher signification to a familiar emblem.

16. Home Study Report Topics - 09269A.TXT - Ancient Diocese and Monastery of Lindisfarne
Catholic Encyclopedia

Lindisfarne is famous for being the mother-church and religious capital of Northumbria, for here St. Aidan, a Columban monk-bishop from Iona, founded his see in 635.

17. Home Study Report Topics - 01463A.TXT - Ancient of Days
Catholic Encyclopedia

A name given to God by the Prophet Daniel in which he contrasts His eternal powers with the frail existence of the empires of the world.

18. Home Study Report Topics - 01463B.TXT - Ancilla Dei
Catholic Encyclopedia

Title often given to a deceased woman in early Christian inscriptions.

19. Home Study Report Topics - 09610A.TXT - Andrea Mantegna
Catholic Encyclopedia

Italian painter; born according to some authorities, at Vicenza, according to others at Padua, in 1431, died at Mantua, 13 September, 1506.

20. Home Study Report Topics - 01476D.TXT - Angel
Catholic Encyclopedia

Covers the following areas: As Divine Agents Governing The World; Good And Bad Angels; The Term "Angel" In The Septuagint; Angels In Babylonian Literature; Angels in the Zend-Avesta; Angels in the New Testament.

21. Home Study Report Topics - 01530C.TXT - Anna
Catholic Encyclopedia

(Sept. Anna; some versions have Hannah which is nearer to the original Hebrew. The Hebrew word means "graciousness", from the root word Hannan, "to be gracious.") Discusses the four women named "Anna" in Sacred Scripture.

22. Home Study Report Topics - ANTIPOPE.TXT - Anti-Popes
Warren Carroll

A short explanation of what constitutes an anti-pope.

23. Home Study Report Topics - 01581A.TXT - Antipodes
Catholic Encyclopedia

Speculation in the Early Church concerning the rotundity of the earth and the possible existence of human beings "with their feet turned towards ours".

24. Home Study Report Topics - 01582A.TXT - Antipope
Catholic Encyclopedia

A false claimant of the Holy See in opposition to a pontiff canonically elected. Includes a list of the 30 antipopes in the history of the Church.

25. Home Study Report Topics - CEAPOLLI.TXT - Apollinarianism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. A Christological theory, according to which Christ had a human body and a human sensitive soul, but no human rational mind, the Divine Logos taking the place of this last. The author of this theory, Apollinaris (Apolinarios) the Younger, Bishop of Laodicea, flourished in the latter half of the fourth century and was at first highly esteemed by men like St. Athanasius, St. Basil, and St. Jerome for his classical culture, his Biblical learning, his defence

26. Home Study Report Topics - CEARIAN.TXT - Arianism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. A heresy which arose in the fourth century, and denied the Divinity of Jesus Christ.

27. Home Study Report Topics - ARIANISM.TXT - Arius and the Council of Nicaea
Valentine Long

Fr. Long provides an interesting account the events leading up to Arius condemnation by the Council of Nicaea.

28. Home Study Report Topics - CEAUGUST.TXT - Augustus
Catholic Encyclopedia

The name by which Caius Julius Caesar Octavianus, the first Roman emperor, in whose reign Jesus Christ was born, is usually known; born at Rome, 62 B.C.; died A.D. 14.

29. Home Study Report Topics - CEBAPVOW.TXT - Baptismal Vows
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. The name popularly given to the renunciations required of an adult candidate for baptism just before the sacrament is conferred.

30. Home Study Report Topics - CEBAPTIS.TXT - Baptistery
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. The separate building in which the Sacrament of Baptism was once solemnly administered, or that portion of the church-edifice later set apart for the same purpose.

31. Home Study Report Topics - CEBEACAN.TXT - Beatification and Canonization
Catholic Encyclopedia

The true origin of canonization and beatification must be sought in the Catholic doctrine of the worship, invocation, and intercession of the saints. As was taught by St. Augustine, Catholics, while giving to God alone adoration strictly so-called, honour the saints because of the Divine supernatural gifts which have earned them eternal life, and through which they reign with God in the heavenly fatherland as His chosen friends and faithful servants.

32. Home Study Report Topics - CEBEACAN.ZIP - Beatification and Canonization
Catholic Encyclopedia

The true origin of canonization and beatification must be sought in the Catholic doctrine of the worship, invocation, and intercession of the saints. As was taught by St. Augustine, Catholics, while giving to God alone adoration strictly so-called, honour the saints because of the Divine supernatural gifts which have earned them eternal life, and through which they reign with God in the heavenly fatherland as His chosen friends and faithful servants.

33. Home Study Report Topics - CEBEATIF.TXT - Beatification and Canonization
Catholic Encyclopedia

Taken from the 'Catholic Encyclopedia' 1913 edition. This file is part of the Catholic Encyclopedia Project, an effort aimed at placing the entire work on the World Wide Web.

34. Home Study Report Topics - CEBEATIF.ZIP - Beatification and Canonization
Catholic Encyclopedia

Taken from the 'Catholic Encyclopedia' 1913 edition. This file is part of the Catholic Encyclopedia Project, an effort aimed at placing the entire work on the World Wide Web.

35. Home Study Report Topics - 02364B.TXT - Beatification and Canonization
Catholic Encyclopedia

Traces the origin of canonization and beatification. Other topics include the nature of beatification and canonization, papal infallibility and canonization and the procedure in causes of beatification in use in the early 20th century.

36. Home Study Report Topics - 02364B.ZIP - Beatification and Canonization
Catholic Encyclopedia

Traces the origin of canonization and beatification. Other topics include the nature of beatification and canonization, papal infallibility and canonization and the procedure in causes of beatification in use in the early 20th century.

37. Home Study Report Topics - BELLJUNG.TXT - Belloc & Jung: A Study of Contrasts
Paul Likoudis

A comparison of Belloc and Jung which reveals the philosopy of each and provides interesting insights into their characters. This article was taken from the December 29, 1994 issue of 'The Wanderer.' LIKOUDIS BELLOC JUNG

38. Home Study Report Topics - BEOWULF.TXT - Beowulf
Unknown

Oldest English epic, probably composed in the early 8th cent. by a Northumbrian bard, and drawn from Scandinavian history and folk sources. It recounts Beowulf's struggle with the water monster Grendel and Grendel's mother; the hero's victory in old age over a dragon; and his death and funeral. The poem, in alliterative verse, fuses Christian elements with a picture of old Germanic life.

39. Home Study Report Topics - BEOWULF.ZIP - Beowulf
Unknown

Oldest English epic, probably composed in the early 8th cent. by a Northumbrian bard, and drawn from Scandinavian history and folk sources. It recounts Beowulf's struggle with the water monster Grendel and Grendel's mother; the hero's victory in old age over a dragon; and his death and funeral. The poem, in alliterative verse, fuses Christian elements with a picture of old Germanic life.

40. Home Study Report Topics - CECLUNY.TXT - Bernard of Cluny
Catholic Encyclopedia

A Benedictine monk of the first half of the twelfth century, poet, satirist, and hymn-writer, author of the famous verses 'On the Contempt of the World'. Taken from the 'Catholic Encyclopedia' 1913 edition. This file is part of the Catholic Encyclopedia Project, an effort aimed at placing the entire work on the World Wide Web.

41. Home Study Report Topics - BERBALD.TXT - Bernini's Baldachino
Greg Burke

The massive altar in St. Peter's Basilica, situated directly above the tomb of St. Peter, holds enormous importance for Catholics. This article was taken from the September/October 1995 issue of 'Catholic Heritage'. BURKE BERNINI BALDICHINO VATICAN ST PETER'S

42. Home Study Report Topics - CEBLASPH.TXT - Blasphemy
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Defined by Suarez as 'any word of malediction, reproach, or contumely pronounced against God.

43. Home Study Report Topics - FR94204.HTM - Blood-Drenched Altars
Brian Van Hove, S.J.

Baltimore's Archbishop Michael Joseph Curley, Oklahoma's Bishop Francis Clement Kelley and the Mexican Affair: 1934-1936. Taken from the Summer 1994 issue of "Faith & Reason."

44. Home Study Report Topics - FR94204.ZIP - Blood-Drenched Altars
Brian Van Hove, S.J.

Baltimore's Archbishop Michael Joseph Curley, Oklahoma's Bishop Francis Clement Kelley and the Mexican Affair: 1934-1936. Taken from the Summer 1994 issue of "Faith & Reason."

45. Home Study Report Topics - MARXBLUE.TXT - Blueprint for World Domination
Brian Clowes

These rules are summaries that are extracted from a number of books written by professional revolutionaries from the former Soviet Union, from other Communist-dominated countries, and from the United States itself. They are meant to be a loose parody of the Ten Commandments, and are particularly emphasized at the Lenin School of Political Warfare. Taken from "The Pro-Life Activist's Encyclopedia", published by The American Life League.

46. Home Study Report Topics - 08614B.TXT - Book of Kells
Catholic Encyclopedia

An Irish manuscript containing the Four Gospels, a fragment of Hebrew names, and the Eusebian canons, known also as the "Book of Columba", probably because it was written in the monastery of Iona to honour the saint.

47. Home Study Report Topics - 09034A.TXT - Brunetto Latini
Catholic Encyclopedia

Florentine philosopher and statesman, born at Florence, c. 1210; the son of Buonaccorso Latini, died 1294.

48. Home Study Report Topics - LAMENNAI.TXT - By Christopher Dawson It is impossible to understand
Lamennais and The Catholic Church in France

religious and cultural developments in the abstractions of contemporaneity, without reference to history. 'Renewal,' 'revival,' 'reform': the whole history of the Church and Christian culture is involved with such movements; and while they often differ in purpose and direction, a certain continuity can be seen. They also usually have some common elements and some important lessons to teach. One such

49. Home Study Report Topics - BYZANTIN.TXT - Byzantine Art
Norman H. Baynes

Originally published in 'The Byzantine Empire', reprinted in the Fall, 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter,' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702. BAYNES BYZANTINE ART ROME DAWSON NEWSLETTER

50. Home Study Report Topics - 03198A.TXT - Calvinism
Catholic Encyclopedia

The teachings of John Calvin and all that developed from his doctrine and practice in Protestant countries in social, political, ethical, and theological aspects of life and thought; or the system of doctrine, distinctive in its rejection of consubstantiation in the Eucharist and in its doctrine of predestination, that was accepted by the Reformed churches.

51. Home Study Report Topics - 03198A.ZIP - Calvinism
Catholic Encyclopedia

The teachings of John Calvin and all that developed from his doctrine and practice in Protestant countries in social, political, ethical, and theological aspects of life and thought; or the system of doctrine, distinctive in its rejection of consubstantiation in the Eucharist and in its doctrine of predestination, that was accepted by the Reformed churches.

52. Home Study Report Topics - CARDNEW.TXT - Cardinal Newman - Scholar of Oxford: A Soul's Quest for Truth
Rev. John A. O'Brien, Ph.D., LL.D

A biography of Cardinal Newman, beginning with his arrival at Oxford and the start of the Oxford Movement.

53. Home Study Report Topics - CARDNEW.ZIP - Cardinal Newman - Scholar of Oxford: A Soul's Quest for Truth
Rev. John A. O'Brien, Ph.D., LL.D

A biography of Cardinal Newman, beginning with his arrival at Oxford and the start of the Oxford Movement.

54. Home Study Report Topics - CARNASH.TXT - Carnival and Ashes
Bernard Strasser, O.S.B.

A short essay on the place that carnival has in the preparation for Lent, includes the history of this carnival period. Taken from the February 21, 1943 issue of "Orate Fratres".

55. Home Study Report Topics - CARYLLH.TXT - Caryll Houselander: An Appreciation
Robin Maas

Article about the life and writings of the lay spiritual theologian, Frances Caryll Houselander who was born in 1901 and died in 1954. Taken from the October 1995 issue of "Crisis" magazine.

56. Home Study Report Topics - 03432A.TXT - Categorical Imperative
Catholic Encyclopedia

A term which originated in Immanuel Kant's ethics. It expresses the moral law as ultimately enacted by reason and demanding obedience from mere respect for reason.

57. Home Study Report Topics - SYNFORMS.TXT - Catholic Churches: A Synthesis of Forms
James Haverty Smith

A description and short history of the two main categories of architectural design, the Roman basilica and the Byzantine dome. This article was taken from the November 1996 issue of Crisis.

58. Home Study Report Topics - 09106A.TXT - Charles Lebrun
Catholic Encyclopedia

French historical painter, born in Paris, 1619; died at the Gobelin tapestry works, 1690.

59. Home Study Report Topics - 03629A.TXT - Charles Martel
Catholic Encyclopedia

Born about 688; died at Quierzy on the Oise, 21 October, 741. He was the natural son of Pepin of Herstal and a woman named Alpaïde or Chalpaïde.

60. Home Study Report Topics - CECHIVAL.TXT - Chivalry
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file considers the institution of chivalry from three points of view: the military, the social, and the religious. It also considers the history of chivalry as a whole.

61. Home Study Report Topics - 03158A.TXT - Christian Calendar
Catholic Encyclopedia

Foundations of the Christian Calendar, our earliest calendars, Feasts of Our Lady, the Apostles and other New Testament saints, later developments, various peculiarities of calendars, the modern calendar imposed by authority, the Churches of the east.

62. Home Study Report Topics - 03158A.ZIP - Christian Calendar
Catholic Encyclopedia

Foundations of the Christian Calendar, our earliest calendars, Feasts of Our Lady, the Apostles and other New Testament saints, later developments, various peculiarities of calendars, the modern calendar imposed by authority, the Churches of the east.

63. Home Study Report Topics - CECHICON.TXT - Christian Iconography
Catholic Encyclopedia

The science of the description, history, and interpretation of the traditional representations of God, the saints and other sacred subjects in art.

64. Home Study Report Topics - 10673C.TXT - Christian Names
Catholic Encyclopedia

Discusses the practice and history of giving a Christian name at Baptism.

65. Home Study Report Topics - DAWCHT.TXT - Christianity & the Humanist Tradition
Christopher Dawson

Taken from the Summer 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, John J. Mulloy, Editor. DAWSON HUMANISM CHRISTIANITY BARTH

66. Home Study Report Topics - DYNAPRIN.TXT - Christianity, a Dynamic Principle of Progress
John J. Mulloy

John Mulloy examines one of the reasons for studying Christian culture,' . . . . the one which sees Christianity as having imparted a dynamic principle of change and transformation to Western culture. This principle, while religious in origin and expressing itself most fully in the religious developments by which Christianity has striven to incorporate itself in the different forms of each historical epoch, is not restricted in its in

67. Home Study Report Topics - FORTCMAS.TXT - Christmas
Gertrude von le Fort

Little child out of Eternity, now will I sing to thy mother! The song shall be fair as dawn-tinted snow.

68. Home Study Report Topics - INDIA1.TXT - Christopher Dawson on the Religion and Culture of India (Part 1)
Edward King

Taken from the Winter 1994 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter'.

69. Home Study Report Topics - INDIA1.ZIP - Christopher Dawson on the Religion and Culture of India (Part 1)
Edward King

Taken from the Winter 1994 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter'.

70. Home Study Report Topics - INDIA2.TXT - Christopher Dawson on the Religion and Culture of India: Part II
Edward V. King

This part deals with Volume I of the Gifford lectures, delivered at the University of Edinburgh from 1947 to 1948. Published in two volumes in 1948 and 1950.) Taken from 'The Dawson Newletter'.

71. Home Study Report Topics - INDIA3.TXT - Christopher Dawson on the Religion and Culture of India: Part III and IV
Edward V. King

This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Summer 1995. (Part I of this essay can be found in the Winter 1994 issue of The Dawson Newsletter--Volume XII, No. 1 and Part II can be found in the Winter 1995 issue-Volume XIII, No 1.)

72. Home Study Report Topics - CHRHISTO.TXT - Christopher Dawson--Christ in History
Gerald J. Russello

"As one of the premier Catholic historians in this century, Christopher Dawson sought to rehabilitate both the history of salvation and religion in Europe. . . . Dawson drew on the emerging disciplines of anthropology and sociology to construct a fresh interpretation of the Christian past and incorporated popular culture and art into his historical analysis." This article was taken from the April 1996 issue of "Crisis" magazine.

73. Home Study Report Topics - 09032A.TXT - Classical Latin Literature in the Church
Catholic Encyclopedia

This article deals with the relations of the classical literature, chiefly Latin, to the Catholic Church.

74. Home Study Report Topics - COLLYRID.TXT - Collyridianism
Patrick Madrid

A heresy of the 4th and 5th centuries that sought to deify the Blessed Virgin Mary. This article was taken from the October, 1994 issue of 'This Rock,' published by Catholic Answers. MADRID COLLYRIDIANISM HERESY MARY

75. Home Study Report Topics - FR91301A.TXT - Columban_A True Celtic Pilgrim
Sr. Madeleine Grace, CVI

The year, 1992, marked the fourteen hundredth anniversary of Columban's monastic settlement at Luxeuil in 592.3 Due to its significant role in Christian history yet unknown status among many Christians, it is beneficial to consider the importance of Luxeuil and the role Columban played in its development. This article was taken from the Fall 1991 issue of "Faith & Reason".

76. Home Study Report Topics - POPELIST.TXT - Complete List of Popes
New Advent

Names and dates of the 265 popes, from Peter to John Paul II.

77. Home Study Report Topics - DAWCFTRA.TXT - Confucian Tradition
Christopher Dawson

Taken from the Spring 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, John J. Mulloy, Editor. DAWSON CONFUCIUS TAOISM BUDDHISM CHINA

78. Home Study Report Topics - 04223B.TXT - Confucianism
Catholic Encyclopedia

The complex system of moral, social, political, and religious teaching built up by Confucius on the ancient Chinese traditions, and perpetuated as the State religion down to the present day.

79. Home Study Report Topics - 04223B.ZIP - Confucianism
Catholic Encyclopedia

The complex system of moral, social, political, and religious teaching built up by Confucius on the ancient Chinese traditions, and perpetuated as the State religion down to the present day.

80. Home Study Report Topics - CECONSCI.TXT - Conscience
Catholic Encyclopedia

The judgment of the practical intellect deciding, from general principles of faith and reason, the goodness or badness of a way of acting that a person now faces.

81. Home Study Report Topics - CECONSCI.ZIP - Conscience
Catholic Encyclopedia

The judgment of the practical intellect deciding, from general principles of faith and reason, the goodness or badness of a way of acting that a person now faces.

82. Home Study Report Topics - CECONSTA.TXT - Constantine the Great
Catholic Encyclopedia

Born at Naissus, now Nisch in Servia, the son of a Roman officer, Constantius, who later became Roman Emperor, and St. Helena, a woman of humble extraction but remarkable character and unusual ability. The date of his birth is not certain, being given as early as 274 and as late as 288.

83. Home Study Report Topics - CECONSTA.ZIP - Constantine the Great
Catholic Encyclopedia

Born at Naissus, now Nisch in Servia, the son of a Roman officer, Constantius, who later became Roman Emperor, and St. Helena, a woman of humble extraction but remarkable character and unusual ability. The date of his birth is not certain, being given as early as 274 and as late as 288.

84. Home Study Report Topics - 04413A.TXT - Cosmology
Catholic Encyclopedia

The science that aims at a comprehensive theory of the creation, evolution, and present structure of the entire universe. This file discusses the origin of Cosmology, its method and division, i.e. The first cause of the material universe; The constituent causes of the world and The final cause of the material universe.

85. Home Study Report Topics - 04413A.ZIP - Cosmology
Catholic Encyclopedia

The science that aims at a comprehensive theory of the creation, evolution, and present structure of the entire universe. This file discusses the origin of Cosmology, its method and division, i.e. The first cause of the material universe; The constituent causes of the world and The final cause of the material universe.

86. Home Study Report Topics - 06236A.TXT - Council of Frankfort
Catholic Encyclopedia

Convened in the summer of 794, by the grace of God, authority of the pope, and command of Charlemagne, and attended by the bishops of the Frankish kingdom, Italy, and the province of Aquitania, and even by ecclesiastics from England. The council was summoned primarily for the condemnation of Adoptionism.

87. Home Study Report Topics - 04542A.TXT - Cruelty to Animals
Catholic Encyclopedia

History of man's religious beliefs about cruelty to animals from pagan antiquity through present time. Important in this age of overemphasis on the rights of animals.

88. Home Study Report Topics - 04582A.TXT - Cynic School of Philosophy
Catholic Encyclopedia

The Cynic School, founded at Athens about 400 B.C., continued in existence until about 200 B.C. It sprang from the ethical doctrine of Socrates regarding the necessity of moderation and self-denial.

89. Home Study Report Topics - 04591A.TXT - Cyrenaic School of Philosophy
Catholic Encyclopedia

The Cyrenaic School of Philosophy, so called from the city of Cyrene, in which it was founded, flourished from about 400 to about 300 B.C., and had for its most distinctive tenet Hedonism, or the doctrine that pleasure is the chief good. The school is generally said to derive its doctrines from Socrates on the one hand and from the sophist, Protagoras, on the other.

90. Home Study Report Topics - 04617.TXT - Dance of Death
Catholic Encyclopedia

Originally a species of spectacular play akin to the English moralities. It has been traced back to the middle of the fourteenth century.

91. Home Study Report Topics - 04636.TXT - Dates and Dating
Catholic Encyclopedia

Article about the history of the practice of using dates, especially the source and period of the introduction of our present system of dating by the Christian Era.

92. Home Study Report Topics - DBJUDA.TXT - Death & Birth of Judaism
John Mulloy

A review of the book, 'Death & Birth of Judaism' by Jacob Neusner. Taken from the Winter 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, John J. Mulloy, Editor. NEUSNER JUDAISM DAWSON NEWSLETTER

93. Home Study Report Topics - DECLAR.TXT - Declaration of Independence
Continental Congress

July 4, 1776 DECLARATION INDEPENDENCE 1776

94. Home Study Report Topics - 04674A.TXT - Deduction
Catholic Encyclopedia

Treats this topic in 2 sections: I. As an argument or reasoning process: that kind of mediate inference by which from truths already known we advance to a knowledge of other truths necessarily implied in the former; the mental product or result of that process; II. As a method: the deductive method, by which we increase our knowledge through a series of such inferences.

95. Home Study Report Topics - 04679B.TXT - Deism
Catholic Encyclopedia

The theory that accepts the existence of God on purely rational grounds but denies or doubts or rejects as incredible Christianity as a supernatural religion.

96. Home Study Report Topics - 04679B.ZIP - Deism
Catholic Encyclopedia

The theory that accepts the existence of God on purely rational grounds but denies or doubts or rejects as incredible Christianity as a supernatural religion.

97. Home Study Report Topics - 04707B.TXT - Demiurge
Catholic Encyclopedia

Originally a craftsman working for the people, used by Plato to designate the Maker of the Material Universe. The Demiurge became a common term in Gnosticism and other heretical systems.

98. Home Study Report Topics - 09484C.TXT - Denis Florence MacCarthy
Catholic Encyclopedia

Well-known Irish poet of the nineteenth century, born in Lower O'Connell Street, Dublin, 26 May, 1817; died at Blackrock, Dublin, 7 April, 1882.

99. Home Study Report Topics - CEDETERM.TXT - Determinism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Determinism is a name employed by writers, especially since J. Stuart Mill, to denote the philosophical theory which holds -- in opposition to the doctrine of free will -- that all man's volitions are invariably determined by pre-existing circumstances.

100. Home Study Report Topics - DEVIL.HTM - Devil
Catholic Encyclopedia

An article about the fallen angels, who are also known as demons.

101. Home Study Report Topics - DEVIL.ZIP - Devil
Catholic Encyclopedia

An article about the fallen angels, who are also known as demons.

102. Home Study Report Topics - 04767A.TXT - Devil Worship
Catholic Encyclopedia

This article attempts to explain the incompatibility between the notion of devil and that of an object of worship and how men can have been led to worship the devil.

103. Home Study Report Topics - 04770A.TXT - Dialectic
Catholic Encyclopedia

In general, discussion between persons about matters of common interest; also a method of arguing and defending with probability and consistency on open questions. PLATO ARISTOTLE KANT HEGEL

104. Home Study Report Topics - 05022A.TXT - Diptych
Catholic Encyclopedia

Two tablets of metal, ivory, or wood hinged together. The inner surface was sometimes covered with wax for writing with a stylus. In the early Church one side contained the names of living persons, the other side the deceased, to be commemorated in the liturgy. Diptychs are still used in some Eastern liturgies.

105. Home Study Report Topics - CEDOCTOR.TXT - Doctors of the Church
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Certain ecclesiastical writers have received this title on account of the great advantage the whole Church has derived from their doctrine. This article is part of the Catholic Encyclopedia Project, an effort aimed at placing the entire Catholic Encyclopedia on the World Wide Web.

106. Home Study Report Topics - 05092A.TXT - Dogmatic Facts
Catholic Encyclopedia

By a dogmatic fact, in wider sense, is meant any fact connected with a dogma and on which the application of the dogma to a particular case depends. This file covers: The Church and Dogmatic Facts and Faith and Dogmatic Facts.

107. Home Study Report Topics - MARMION.TXT - Dom Columba Marmion
Unknown

+1923 A short biography

108. Home Study Report Topics - 05109A.TXT - Dominical Letter
Catholic Encyclopedia

A device adopted from the Romans by the old chronologers to aid them in finding the day of the week corresponding to any given date, and indirectly to facilitate the adjustment of the "Proprium de Tempore" to the "Proprium Sanctorum" when constructing the ecclesiastical calendar for any year.

109. Home Study Report Topics - CEDONATI.TXT - Donatists
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. The Donatist schism in Africa began in 311 and flourished just one hundred years, until the conference at Carthage in 411, after which its importance waned.

110. Home Study Report Topics - CEDONATI.ZIP - Donatists
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. The Donatist schism in Africa began in 311 and flourished just one hundred years, until the conference at Carthage in 411, after which its importance waned.

111. Home Study Report Topics - CEFIESOL.TXT - Donatus of Fiesole
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Irish teacher and poet, Bishop of Fiesole, about 829-876.

112. Home Study Report Topics - 05140A.TXT - Douay Bible
Catholic Encyclopedia

Story of the Douay Bible which is the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English translation of the Bible, begun at the English College, Douai, Flanders.

113. Home Study Report Topics - CEDOUMON.TXT - Double Monasteries
Catholic Encyclopedia

Religious houses comprising communities of both men and women, dwelling in contiguous establishments, united under the rule of one superior, and using one church in common for their liturgical offices.

114. Home Study Report Topics - 05144B.TXT - Dove
Catholic Encyclopedia

Explanation of the ancient Christian symbol of the dove.

115. Home Study Report Topics - 01485A.TXT - Early Christian Representations of Angels
Catholic Encyclopedia

Angels were seldom represented in Christian art before Constantine. The oldest fresco in which an angel appears is the Annunciation scene (second century) of the cemetery of St. Priscilla.

116. Home Study Report Topics - CEHISDOC.TXT - Early Historical Documents on Jesus Christ
Catholic Encyclopedia

The historical documents referring to Christ's life and work may be divided into three classes: pagan sources, Jewish sources, and Christian sources.

117. Home Study Report Topics - 14413A.TXT - East Syrian Rite
Catholic Encyclopedia

Also known as the Chaldean, Assyrian, or Persian Rite. This file provides the history and origin of the East Syrian Rite as well as the practices.

118. Home Study Report Topics - 14413A.ZIP - East Syrian Rite
Catholic Encyclopedia

Also known as the Chaldean, Assyrian, or Persian Rite. This file provides the history and origin of the East Syrian Rite as well as the practices.

119. Home Study Report Topics - CEEASTMO.TXT - Eastern Monasticism
Catholic Encyclopedia

(1) Origin, (2) To the Great Schism, (3) From the Schism to Modern Times (4) Monasticism in the present Orthodox Church, (5) Monasticism in Russia, (6) Monasticism in the lesser Eastern Churches, (7) Uniate Monks.

120. Home Study Report Topics - CEEASTMO.ZIP - Eastern Monasticism
Catholic Encyclopedia

(1) Origin, (2) To the Great Schism, (3) From the Schism to Modern Times (4) Monasticism in the present Orthodox Church, (5) Monasticism in Russia, (6) Monasticism in the lesser Eastern Churches, (7) Uniate Monks.

121. Home Study Report Topics - CEMCHALC.TXT - Eastern Monasticism Before Chalcedon (A.D. 451)
Catholic Encyclopedia

Egypt was the Motherland of Christian monasticism. It sprang into existence there at the beginning of the fourth century and in a very few years spread over the whole Christian world. The rapidity of the movement was only equaled by the durability of its results. Within the lifetime of St. Anthony the religious state had become what it has been ever since, one of the characteristics of the Catholic Church, with its ideals, and what may be termed the groundwork of its organization, determined.

122. Home Study Report Topics - 09019A.TXT - Ecclesiastical Latin
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file gives the characteristics and history of the Latin we find in the official textbooks of the Church (the Bible and the Liturgy), as well as in the works of those Christian writers of the West who have undertaken to expound or defend Christian beliefs.

123. Home Study Report Topics - 05328A.TXT - Egoism
Catholic Encyclopedia

The morally sinful pursuit of one's own advantage, while ignoring the law and the interests of other people.

124. Home Study Report Topics - 05366B.TXT - Einhard
Catholic Encyclopedia

Historian, born c. 770 in the district watered by the River Main in the eastern part of the Frankish Empire; d. 14 March, 840, at Seligenstadt. The most important of Einhard's works is the "Vita Caroli Magni," the best biography of the whole period of the Middle Ages.

125. Home Study Report Topics - 05381B.TXT - Elijah
Catholic Encyclopedia

The loftiest and most wonderful prophet of the Old Testament. What we know of his public life is sketched in a few popular narratives enshrined, for the most part, in the First (Third) Book of Kings.

126. Home Study Report Topics - EMANCIP.TXT - Emancipation Proclamation
Abraham Lincoln

September 22, 1862 President Lincoln's proclamation freeing the slaves. LINCOLN EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION SLAVERY

127. Home Study Report Topics - DAWENGCA.TXT - English Catholicism & Victorian Liberalism
Christopher Dawson

This article by Christopher Dawson originally appeared in 'The Tablet' (London) in 1950, it has been reprinted in the Fall, 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter,' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702. DAWSON ENGLAND LIBERALISM VICTORIAN

128. Home Study Report Topics - 05500B.TXT - Epicureanism
Catholic Encyclopedia

This term has two distinct, though cognate, meanings. In its popular sense, the word stands for a refined and calculating selfishness, seeking not power or fame, but the pleasures of sense, particularly of the palate, and those in company rather than solitude. An epicure is one who is extremely choice and delicate in his viands. In the other sense, Epicureanism signifies a philosophical system, which includes a theory of conduct, of nature, and of mind.

129. Home Study Report Topics - 05514A.TXT - Erastus and Erastianism
Catholic Encyclopedia

A short account of the life and works of Erastus, the Swiss Protestant theologian and philosopher who opposed Calvinism and the use of excommunication as a punishment, 1524-1583.

130. Home Study Report Topics - 05528B.TXT - Eschatology
Catholic Encyclopedia

That branch of systematic theology which deals with the doctrines of the last things. This article covers different ethnic eschatologies, Old Testament eschatology and Catholic Eschatology. HEAVEN HELL PURGATORY JUDGEMENT

131. Home Study Report Topics - 05528B.ZIP - Eschatology
Catholic Encyclopedia

That branch of systematic theology which deals with the doctrines of the last things. This article covers different ethnic eschatologies, Old Testament eschatology and Catholic Eschatology. HEAVEN HELL PURGATORY JUDGEMENT

132. Home Study Report Topics - CEESCHAT.TXT - Eschatology
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. That branch of systematic theology which deals with the doctrines of the last things.

133. Home Study Report Topics - CEESCHAT.ZIP - Eschatology
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. That branch of systematic theology which deals with the doctrines of the last things.

134. Home Study Report Topics - 05549A.TXT - Esther
Catholic Encyclopedia

Queen of Persia and wife of Assuerus, who is identified with Xerxes (485-465 B.C.). She was a Jewess of the tribe of Benjamin, daughter of Abihail, and bore before her accession to the throne the name of Edissa.

135. Home Study Report Topics - STPETERS.TXT - Eternal Ark of Worship
June Hager

St. Peter's Basilica, built over the tomb of the Galilean fisherman who led the early Christian Church, is now Western Christendom's principal-and probably most beautiful-shrine. This article taken from the December 1994 issue of 'Inside the Vatican,' provides a history and description of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. HAGER ST PETER'S BASILICA ROME

136. Home Study Report Topics - 05556A.TXT - Ethics
Catholic Encyclopedia

The science of human conduct as known by natural reason, also called moral philosophy. This article covers: Sources and Methods of Ethics, Historical View of Ethics and Outlines of Ethics.

137. Home Study Report Topics - 05556A.ZIP - Ethics
Catholic Encyclopedia

The science of human conduct as known by natural reason, also called moral philosophy. This article covers: Sources and Methods of Ethics, Historical View of Ethics and Outlines of Ethics.

138. Home Study Report Topics - CEETHICS.TXT - Ethics
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. The science of human conduct as known by natural reason. Also called moral philosophy.

139. Home Study Report Topics - CEETHICS.ZIP - Ethics
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. The science of human conduct as known by natural reason. Also called moral philosophy.

140. Home Study Report Topics - EXCOMMUN.TXT - Excommunication
Fr. John Hardon

This file contains a definition taken from Fr. John Hardon's 'Modern Catholic Dictionary', paragraph 1463 from the 'Catechism of the Catholic Church' and pages 414-420 of 'Our Quest for Happiness' Volume Three, 'The Ark and the Dove'. The later explains why the Church has the power of excommunication.

141. Home Study Report Topics - 05730A.TXT - Exul Hibernicus
Catholic Encyclopedia

The name given to an Irish stranger on the Continent of Europe in the time of Charles the Great, who wrote poems in Latin, several of which are addressed to the emperor.

142. Home Study Report Topics - 05737A.TXT - Ezechias
Catholic Encyclopedia

King of Juda, son and successor of Achaz. A strenuous civil and religious reformer.

143. Home Study Report Topics - 05737B.TXT - Ezekiel
Catholic Encyclopedia

Prophet, the son of Buzi, and was one of the priests who, in the year 598 B.C., had been deported together with Joachim as prisoners from Jerusalem, it appears that he prophesied during at least twenty-two years.

144. Home Study Report Topics - 05749A.TXT - Faculties of the Soul
Catholic Encyclopedia

Discusses the meaning and presents four points concerning the nature of the human soul which are beyond the possibility of doubt.

145. Home Study Report Topics - FOF.TXT - Faith of Our Fathers
Matthew Spalding

Historical study of the role of Catholics in the U.S. Revolutionary period. This article was taken from the May 1996 issue of "Crisis" magazine.

146. Home Study Report Topics - LEEFINAL.TXT - Farewell to his Army Headquarters, Army of Northern Virginia
General Robert E. Lee

Appomattox Court House, Virginia April 10, 1865. LEE APPOMATTOX FAREWELL

147. Home Study Report Topics - 13282B.TXT - Father Abram J. Ryan
Catholic Encyclopedia

The poet-priest of the South, born at Norfolk, Virginia, 15 August, 1839; died at Louisville, Kentucky, 22 April, 1886.

148. Home Study Report Topics - CETRNSFS.HTM - Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
Catholic Encyclopedia

Observed on August 6 to commemorate the manifestation of the Divine glory recorded by St. Matthew. Discusses the origin of this liturgical celebration.

149. Home Study Report Topics - 09018B.TXT - Fifth Lateran Council (1512-17)
Catholic Encyclopedia

Convened by Pope Julius II who declared that its objectives were the defeat of schism, the reform of the Church, and the launching of a crusade against the Turks.

150. Home Study Report Topics - LINCOLN1.TXT - First Inaugural Address
Abraham Lincoln

March 4, 1861 LINCOLN INAUGURAL ADDRESS

151. Home Study Report Topics - 09016B.TXT - First Lateran Council (1123)
Catholic Encyclopedia

Convoked in December, 1122, immediately after the Concordat of Worms, it put a stop to the arbitrary conferring of ecclesiastical benefices by laymen, reestablished freedom of episcopal and abbatial elections, separated spiritual from temporal affairs, and ratified the principle that spiritual authority can emanate only from the Church; lastly it tacitly abolished the exorbitant claim of the emperors to interfere in papal elections.

152. Home Study Report Topics - 09018A.TXT - Fourth Lateran Council (1215)
Catholic Encyclopedia

This Council convoked by Innocent III (1215), attempted a wholesome reform within the Church.Besides condemning the errors of Joachim of Flora and the Albigenses, the Council adopted resolutions regarding ecclesiastical discipline, episcopal elections, and the selection of clerics.

153. Home Study Report Topics - FRPARK1.TXT - Francis Parkman & the Jesuits of North America - Part 1
John Carrigg

Taken from the Winter 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter.'

154. Home Study Report Topics - FRPARK2.TXT - Francis Parkman & the Jesuits of North America Part 2
John Carrigg

Taken from the Spring 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter.'

155. Home Study Report Topics - CESUARAZ.TXT - Francisco Suarez
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. 'Doctor Eximius', a pious and eminent theologian, as Paul V called him, born at Granada, 5 January, 1548; died at Lisbon, 25 September, 1617. All his biographers say that he was an excellent religious, practicing mortification, laborious, modest, and given to prayer.

156. Home Study Report Topics - MAURIAC.TXT - Francois Mauriac
L'Osservatora Romano

1885-1970 A glance at the life of Francois Mauriac, one of the greatest French Novelists of the 20th century. A Nobel Prize winner who produced an astonishing amount of outstanding best-sellers. He was a devout Catholic who defended the Church's demanding self-sacrifice in the following of Christ.

157. Home Study Report Topics - CEBLOSIU.TXT - Francois-Louis Blosius
Catholic Encyclopedia

A Benedictine abbot and spiritual writer, born at Donstienne, near Liège, Flanders, 1506; died at Liessies, 1566.

158. Home Study Report Topics - FRANK.TXT - Frankenstein
E. Michael Jones

A talk given by Dr. E. Michael Jones at a high-school commencement ceremony in June, 1995, analyzes the conflict that existed in the soul of Mary Shelley, the young wife of the poet Percy Shelley. This conflict resulted in her writing the world's most famous horror story.

159. Home Study Report Topics - 11274A.TXT - French Congregation of the Oratory
Catholic Encyclopedia

Founded in Paris at the beginning of the seventeenth century by Cardinal Pierre de Berulle. It was to work more effectively towards the rehabilitation of the ecclesiastical life that Cardinal de Berulle founded (in 1611) the new congregation, which he named after that of St. Philip Neri, adopting also in part the rules and constitutions of the latter.

160. Home Study Report Topics - 06342B.TXT - Galileo Galilei
Catholic Encyclopedia

Generally called GALILEO, born at Pisa, 18 February, 1564; died 8 January, 1642.

161. Home Study Report Topics - 06351A.TXT - Gallicanism
Catholic Encyclopedia

A cluster of doctrines, favored by the French Church, that tended to limit the authority of the Pope in relation to the bishops, and to subordinate the rights of the Church to the power of the State.

162. Home Study Report Topics - 06351A.ZIP - Gallicanism
Catholic Encyclopedia

A cluster of doctrines, favored by the French Church, that tended to limit the authority of the Pope in relation to the bishops, and to subordinate the rights of the Church to the power of the State.

163. Home Study Report Topics - CEGALLIC.TXT - Gallicanism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. This term is used to designate a certain group of religious opinions for some time peculiar to the Church of France, or Gallican Church, and the theological schools of that country. These opinions, in opposition to the ideas which were called in France 'Ultramontane', tended chiefly to a restraint of the pope's authority in the Church in favour of that of the bishops and the temporal ruler.

164. Home Study Report Topics - CEGALLIC.ZIP - Gallicanism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. This term is used to designate a certain group of religious opinions for some time peculiar to the Church of France, or Gallican Church, and the theological schools of that country. These opinions, in opposition to the ideas which were called in France 'Ultramontane', tended chiefly to a restraint of the pope's authority in the Church in favour of that of the bishops and the temporal ruler.

165. Home Study Report Topics - 06458A.TXT - Georgetown University
Catholic Encyclopedia

Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, "is the oldest Catholic literary establishment in the United States. It was founded immediately after the Revolutionary War, by the incorporated Catholic Clergy of Maryland, who selected from their Body Trustees, and invested them with full power to choose a President and appoint Professors. Since the year 1805, it has been under the direction of Society of Jesus".

166. Home Study Report Topics - 10350A.TXT - Gift of Miracles
Catholic Encyclopedia

The gift of miracles is one of those mentioned by St. Paul in his First Epistle to the Corinthians among the extraordinary graces of the Holy Ghost.

167. Home Study Report Topics - 11421B.TXT - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Catholic Encyclopedia

The greatest composer of liturgical music of all time, born at Palestrina in 1514 or 1515, according to Baini, Riemann, and others, according to Haberl, in 1526; died at Rome, 2 February, 1594.

168. Home Study Report Topics - 06643A.TXT - Good Friday
Catholic Encyclopedia

Good Friday is the English designation of Friday in Holy Week, that is, the Friday on which the Church keeps the anniversary of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

169. Home Study Report Topics - 06665B.TXT - Gothic Architecture
Catholic Encyclopedia

Originally the style of architecture associated with the Goths: it eventually spread throughout Europe from about 1200 to 1500.It is characterized by pointed arches, ribbed vaulting, flying buttresses, and other features previously unknown in Church building.

170. Home Study Report Topics - 06665B.ZIP - Gothic Architecture
Catholic Encyclopedia

Originally the style of architecture associated with the Goths: it eventually spread throughout Europe from about 1200 to 1500.It is characterized by pointed arches, ribbed vaulting, flying buttresses, and other features previously unknown in Church building.

171. Home Study Report Topics - THELORD.TXT - Guardini on Christ in Our Century
Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

Cardinal Ratzinger reviews Romano Guardini's book "The Lord" and shows its relevance to our spiritual lives. This article was taken from the June 1996 issue of "Crisis" magazine.

172. Home Study Report Topics - CEHABIT.TXT - Habit
Catholic Encyclopedia

Habit is an effect of repeated acts and an aptitude to reproduce them, and may be defined as "a quality difficult to change, whereby an agent whose nature it is to work one way or another indeterminately, is disposed easily and readily at will to follow this or that particular line of action" (Rickaby, Moral Philosophy).

173. Home Study Report Topics - HEALBRCH.TXT - Healing the Breach
A.M. Tuttle

'The Long Road To Reunification' The second in a four-part series of articles on Eastern Catholic Rites. (See EASTWEST.TXT) This article appeared in the August 11, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' TUTTLE SCHISM EAST WEST CONSTANTINOPLE ROME REUNIFICATION

174. Home Study Report Topics - 10675A.TXT - Hebrew Names
Catholic Encyclopedia

So intimate was the relation conceived to be between the individual and his name, that the latter came frequently to be used as an equivalent of the former: "to be called" meant "to be", the name being taken to be equal to the object, nay, identical with it. Nothing is more eloquent of this fact than the religious awe in which the Hebrews held the name of God. Similar notions prevailed with regard to all proper names. Discusses Hebrew names under three topics: I. Divine Names, II. Personal Names, III. Place Names.

175. Home Study Report Topics - 07187A.TXT - Hedonism
Catholic Encyclopedia

The name given to the group of ethical systems that hold, with various modifications, that feelings of pleasure or happiness are the highest and final aim of conduct; that, consequently those actions which increase the sum of pleasure are thereby constituted right, and, conversely, what increases pain is wrong.

176. Home Study Report Topics - BELLVIEW.TXT - Helaire Belloc's View of History
John Mulloy

This article taken from the Summer 1994 issue of the 'Dawson Newsletter' is divided into 2 parts; Europe and the Faith and Rome and the Germanic Peoples. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Fall 1994. MULLOY DAWSON EUROPE FAITH ROME GERMANY BELLOC

177. Home Study Report Topics - BELLVIEW.ZIP - Helaire Belloc's View of History
John Mulloy

This article taken from the Summer 1994 issue of the 'Dawson Newsletter' is divided into 2 parts; Europe and the Faith and Rome and the Germanic Peoples. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Fall 1994. MULLOY DAWSON EUROPE FAITH ROME GERMANY BELLOC

178. Home Study Report Topics - HELLHUM.TXT - Hellenic Humanism & Early Christianity
John Mulloy

Taken from the Summer 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, John J. Mulloy, Editor. MULLOY HUMANISM CHRISTIANITY GREEK DAWSON NEWSLETTER

179. Home Study Report Topics - CEHENRY8.TXT - Henry VIII
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. King of England, born 28 June, 1491; died 28 January, 1547.

180. Home Study Report Topics - CEHERESY.TXT - Heresy
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Connotation and Definition; Distinctions; Degrees of heresy; Gravity of the sin of heresy; Origin, spread, and persistence of heresy; Christ, the Apostles, and the Fathers on heresy; Vindication of their teaching; Church legislation on heresy: ancient, medieval, present-day; Its principles; Ecclesiastical jurisdiction over heretics; Reception of converts; Role of heresy in history; Intolerance and cruelty

181. Home Study Report Topics - CEHERESY.ZIP - Heresy
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Connotation and Definition; Distinctions; Degrees of heresy; Gravity of the sin of heresy; Origin, spread, and persistence of heresy; Christ, the Apostles, and the Fathers on heresy; Vindication of their teaching; Church legislation on heresy: ancient, medieval, present-day; Its principles; Ecclesiastical jurisdiction over heretics; Reception of converts; Role of heresy in history; Intolerance and cruelty

182. Home Study Report Topics - CEHERMIT.TXT - Hermits
Catholic Encyclopedia

Eremites, "inhabitants of a desert", from the Greek , also called anchorites, were men who fled the society of their fellow-men to dwell alone in retirement. "Hermits" Catholic Encyclopedia Eremites, "inhabitants of a desert", from the Greek , also called anchorites, were men who fled the society of their fellow-men to dwell alone in retirement.

183. Home Study Report Topics - HERMITS.HTM - Hermits
Catholic Encyclopedia

Hermits, also called anchorites, were men who fled the society of their fellow-men to dwell alone in retirement. This kind of religious life preceded the community life of the cenobites. Elias is considered the precursor of the hermits in the Old Testament. St. John the Baptist lived like them in the desert. Christ, too, led this kind of life when he retired into the mountains.

184. Home Study Report Topics - 10122A.TXT - History of Medicine
Catholic Encyclopedia

The history of medical science is traced from its Greek foundation to the early 20th century. HIPPOCRATES ALEXANDRIAN ARABIAN BYZANTINE SALERNO SCHOLASTIC ALBERTUS MAGNUS BLACK DEATH HUMANISM

185. Home Study Report Topics - 10122A.ZIP - History of Medicine
Catholic Encyclopedia

The history of medical science is traced from its Greek foundation to the early 20th century. HIPPOCRATES ALEXANDRIAN ARABIAN BYZANTINE SALERNO SCHOLASTIC ALBERTUS MAGNUS BLACK DEATH HUMANISM

186. Home Study Report Topics - CEHGRAIL.TXT - Holy Grail
Catholic Encyclopedia

The name of a legendary sacred vessel, variously identified with the chalice of the Eucharist or the dish of the Pascal lamb, and the theme of a famous medieval cycle of romance.

187. Home Study Report Topics - 08531C.TXT - Holy Year of Jubilee
Catholic Encyclopedia

A year during which the Pope grants a special indulgence, called the Jubilee, to all the faithful who visit Rome and pray according to specified conditions.

188. Home Study Report Topics - CEHOMOO.TXT - Homoousion
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. The word used by the Council of Nicaea (325) to express the Divinity of Christ.

189. Home Study Report Topics - COLUMBUS.HTM - Honoring Christopher Columbus
Warren H. Carroll, PH.D.

This essay by Dr. Carroll, a well-known historian, gives us an interesting picture of Christopher Columbus and shows why of all discoverers he was the greatest. This article was taken from the Summer 1992 issue of "Faith & Reason".

190. Home Study Report Topics - COLUMBUS.ZIP - Honoring Christopher Columbus
Warren H. Carroll, PH.D.

This essay by Dr. Carroll, a well-known historian, gives us an interesting picture of Christopher Columbus and shows why of all discoverers he was the greatest. This article was taken from the Summer 1992 issue of "Faith & Reason".

191. Home Study Report Topics - 07477A.TXT - Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem
Catholic Encyclopedia

The most important of all the military orders, both for the extent of its area and for its duration. It is said to have existed before the Crusades and is not extinct at the present time. During this long career it has not always borne the same name. Known as Hospitallers of Jerusalem until 1309, the members were called Knights of Rhodes from 1309 till 1522, and have been called Knights of Malta since 1530.

192. Home Study Report Topics - 07504B.TXT - Hroswitha
Catholic Encyclopedia

A celebrated nun-poetess of the tenth century, whose name has been given in various forms, ROSWITHA, HROTSWITHA, HROSVITHA, and HROTSUIT; born probably between 930 and 940, died about 1002.

193. Home Study Report Topics - 05732A.TXT - Hubert and Jan van Eyck
Catholic Encyclopedia

Brothers, Flemish illuminators and painters, founders of the school of Bruges and consequently of all the schools of painting in the North of Europe. Hubert was born at Maeseyck (i.e. Eyck on the Meuse) in the Diocese of Liège, about 1366, and his brother Jan about twenty years later, 1385.

194. Home Study Report Topics - 07585A.TXT - Hussites
Catholic Encyclopedia

Followers of John Hus (1369-1415), who formed a religious sect in sourthern Bohemia in the early fifteenth century. They professed the necessity of receiving Communion under both species.

195. Home Study Report Topics - 07585A.ZIP - Hussites
Catholic Encyclopedia

Followers of John Hus (1369-1415), who formed a religious sect in sourthern Bohemia in the early fifteenth century. They professed the necessity of receiving Communion under both species.

196. Home Study Report Topics - CEICONOC.TXT - Iconoclasm (Image-breaking)
Catholic Encyclopedia

The heresy that in the eighth and ninth centuries disturbed the peace of the Eastern Church, caused the last of the many breaches with Rome that prepared the way for the schism of Photius, and was echoed on a smaller scale in the Frankish kingdom in the West.

197. Home Study Report Topics - CEICONOC.ZIP - Iconoclasm (Image-breaking)
Catholic Encyclopedia

The heresy that in the eighth and ninth centuries disturbed the peace of the Eastern Church, caused the last of the many breaches with Rome that prepared the way for the schism of Photius, and was echoed on a smaller scale in the Frankish kingdom in the West.

198. Home Study Report Topics - CEICONOS.TXT - Iconostasis
Catholic Encyclopedia

(Gr. , picture screen, from , image, picture, and , place), the chief and most distinctive feature in all Greek churches, whether Catholic or Orthodox. It may be said to differentiate the Greek church completely from the Roman in its interior arrangement. It consists of a great screen or partition running from side to side of the apse or across the entire end of the church, which divides the sanctuary from the body of the church, and is built

199. Home Study Report Topics - 07626A.TXT - Iconostasis
Catholic Encyclopedia

The chief and most distinctive feature in all Greek churches, whether Catholic or Orthodox. It may be said to differentiate the Greek church completely from the Roman in its interior arrangement. It consists of a great screen or partition running from side to side of the apse or across the entire end of the church, which divides the sanctuary from the body of the church, and is built of solid materials such as stone, metal, or wood, and which reaches often (as in Russia) to the very ceiling of the church, thus completely shutting off the altar and the sanctuary from the worshipper.

200. Home Study Report Topics - 07672A.TXT - Imagination
Catholic Encyclopedia

Imagination is the faculty of representing to oneself sensible objects independently of an actual impression of those objects on our senses. It is, according to scholastic psychology, one of the four infernal senses, distinct, on the one hand, from the sensus intimus, the sensus aestimativus, and the memory, and, on the other hand, distinct from the spiritual intellect.

201. Home Study Report Topics - CEPARTIB.TXT - In Partibus Infidelium
Catholic Encyclopedia

A term meaning "in the lands of the unbelievers," words added to the name of the see conferred on non-residential or titular Latin bishops.

202. Home Study Report Topics - CEINCENS.TXT - Incense
Catholic Encyclopedia

(Lat. , Gr. ), an aromatic substance which is obtained from certain resinous trees and largely employed for purposes of religious worship. The word is also used to signify the smoke or perfume arising from incense when burned.

203. Home Study Report Topics - 07721A.TXT - Index of Prohibited Books
Catholic Encyclopedia

A list of books that Cathlics were forbidden by ecclesiastical authority to read or retain without authorization. It was published by authority of the Holy Office. After the Second Vatican Council its publication was discontinued.

204. Home Study Report Topics - CEINFALL.TXT - Infallibility
Catholic Encyclopedia

In general, exemption or immunity from liability to error or failure; in particular in theological usage, of the Church is, by a special Divine the supernatural prerogative by which the assistance, preserved from liability to error in her definitive dogmatic teaching regarding matters of faith and morals. In this article the subject will be treated under the following heads: I. True Meaning of Infallibility, II. Proof of the Church's Infallibility, III. Organs of Infallibility, IV. Scope

205. Home Study Report Topics - CEINFALL.ZIP - Infallibility
Catholic Encyclopedia

In general, exemption or immunity from liability to error or failure; in particular in theological usage, of the Church is, by a special Divine the supernatural prerogative by which the assistance, preserved from liability to error in her definitive dogmatic teaching regarding matters of faith and morals. In this article the subject will be treated under the following heads: I. True Meaning of Infallibility, II. Proof of the Church's Infallibility, III. Organs of Infallibility, IV. Scope

206. Home Study Report Topics - 09066A.TXT - Influence of the Church on Civil Law
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file discusses the different areas that Christianity has exercised an influence on law.

207. Home Study Report Topics - INQCATEN.HTM - Inquisition
Catholic Encyclopedia

The special court or tribunal appointed by the Catholic Church to discover and suppress heresy and to punish heretics. This file treats the subject as follows: I. The Suppression of Heresy during the first twelve Christian centuries; II. The Suppression of Heresy by the Institution known as the Inquisition under its several forms: (A) The Inquisition of the Middle Ages; (B) The Inquisition in Spain; (C) The Holy Office at Rome.

208. Home Study Report Topics - INQCATEN.ZIP - Inquisition
Catholic Encyclopedia

The special court or tribunal appointed by the Catholic Church to discover and suppress heresy and to punish heretics. This file treats the subject as follows: I. The Suppression of Heresy during the first twelve Christian centuries; II. The Suppression of Heresy by the Institution known as the Inquisition under its several forms: (A) The Inquisition of the Middle Ages; (B) The Inquisition in Spain; (C) The Holy Office at Rome.

209. Home Study Report Topics - 08066A.TXT - Intellect
Catholic Encyclopedia

The spiritual power of cognition, knowing reality in a nonmaterial way. The faculty of thinking in a way essentially higher than with the senses and the imagination. It is possessed by human beings, disembodied souls, and the angels, both good and demonic.

210. Home Study Report Topics - 08069B.TXT - Intention
Catholic Encyclopedia

An act of the will by which that faculty efficaciously desires to reach an end by employing the means.

211. Home Study Report Topics - 08073A.TXT - Interdict
Catholic Encyclopedia

A censure forbidding the faithful, while still remaining in communion with the Church, the use of certain sacred privileges, such as Christian burial, some of the sacraments, and attendance at liturgical services. It does not exclude from Church membership.

212. Home Study Report Topics - 08082B.TXT - Intuition
Catholic Encyclopedia

Intuition is a psychological and philosophical term which designates the process of immediate apprehension or perception of an actual fact, being, or relation between two terms and its results. Hence the words Intuitionism or Intuitionalism mean those systems in philosophy which consider intuition as the fundamental process of our knowledge or at least give to intuition a large place (the Scottish school), and the words Intuitive Morality and Intuitional Ethics denote those ethical theories which base morality on an intuitive apprehension of the moral principles and laws, or consider intuition as capable of distinguishing the moral qualities of our actions (Shaftesbury, Hutcheson Reid, Dugald Stewart).

213. Home Study Report Topics - 08092A.TXT - Ionian School of Philosophy
Catholic Encyclopedia

The Ionian School includes the earliest Greek philosophers, who lived at Miletus, an Ionian colony in Asia Minor, during the sixth century B.C., and a group of philosophers who lived about one hundred years later and modified the doctrines of their predecessors in several respects.

214. Home Study Report Topics - DAWCHWES.TXT - Is the Church Too Western?
Christopher Dawson

Taken from the Summer 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, John J. Mulloy, Editor. DAWSON EAST WEST CHURCH

215. Home Study Report Topics - TOLKIEN.HTM - J.R.R. Tolkien - Lord of the Imagination, & J.R.R. Tolkien - The Fairy Tale Maker
The Irish Family

These two articles were taken from the December 9, 1994 and December 16, 1994 issues of 'The Irish Family.' Those enthralled by Tolkien's trilogy will find this file of interest. TOLKIEN FAIRY TALE LORD OF THE RINGS

216. Home Study Report Topics - 10290A.TXT - Jacques-Paul Migne
Catholic Encyclopedia

Priest, and publisher of theological works, born at Saint-Flour, 25 October, 1800; died at Paris, 24 October, 1875. The most important and meritorious of his publications is the Patrologia, in two collections: Patrologiae Latinae Cursus Completus and Patrologiae Graecae Cursus Completus.

217. Home Study Report Topics - 09354A.TXT - James Longstreet
Catholic Encyclopedia

Soldier and Catholic convert. Born 8 January, 1821, at Edgefield, South Carolina, U.S.A.; died at Gainesville, Georgia, 2 January, 1904. He fought in the battle of Gettysburg.

218. Home Study Report Topics - 07584B.TXT - Jan Hus
Catholic Encyclopedia

Born at Husinetz in Southern Bohemia, 1369; died at Constance 6, founder of a religious sect in southern Bohemia in the early fifteenth century. They professed the necessity of receving Communion under both species.

219. Home Study Report Topics - 08285A.TXT - Jansenius and Jansenism
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file examines Jansenism, a system of grace developed by Cornelius Jansenius, a theologian at Louvain. Implicit in Jansenism is the denial of the supernatural order, the possibility of either rejection or acceptance of grace. Jansenism was condemned as heretical by Pope Innocent X in 1653.

220. Home Study Report Topics - 08285A.ZIP - Jansenius and Jansenism
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file examines Jansenism, a system of grace developed by Cornelius Jansenius, a theologian at Louvain. Implicit in Jansenism is the denial of the supernatural order, the possibility of either rejection or acceptance of grace. Jansenism was condemned as heretical by Pope Innocent X in 1653.

221. Home Study Report Topics - 09479B.TXT - Jean Mabillon
Catholic Encyclopedia

Benedictine monk of the Congregation of Saint-Maur, born at Saint-Pierremont between Mouzon and the Chartreuse of Mont-Dieu in Champagne, 23 November, 1632; died at Paris, 27 December, 1707.

222. Home Study Report Topics - 07092B.TXT - Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Motte-Guyon
Catholic Encyclopedia

A celebrated French mystic of the seventeenth century; born at Montargis, in the Orleanais, 13 April, 1648; died at Blois, 9 June, 1717.

223. Home Study Report Topics - 08355A.TXT - Jerusalem (A.D. 71-1099)
Catholic Encyclopedia

The history of Jerusalem to the time of Constantine, 71-312 AD.

224. Home Study Report Topics - 08355A.ZIP - Jerusalem (A.D. 71-1099)
Catholic Encyclopedia

The history of Jerusalem to the time of Constantine, 71-312 AD.

225. Home Study Report Topics - 08364A.TXT - Jerusalem (After 1291)
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file contains the history of Jerusalem after 1291 until the 19th century.

226. Home Study Report Topics - 08364A.ZIP - Jerusalem (After 1291)
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file contains the history of Jerusalem after 1291 until the 19th century.

227. Home Study Report Topics - 08344A.TXT - Jerusalem (Before A.D. 71)
Catholic Encyclopedia

This article treats of the "City of God", the political and religious centre of the People of Israel, with its destruction by the Romans after it had become the scene of the Redemption. This part of the subject will be divided as follows: Names, Topography, History , Development of the City and its Chief Monuments.

228. Home Study Report Topics - 08344A.ZIP - Jerusalem (Before A.D. 71)
Catholic Encyclopedia

This article treats of the "City of God", the political and religious centre of the People of Israel, with its destruction by the Romans after it had become the scene of the Redemption. This part of the subject will be divided as follows: Names, Topography, History , Development of the City and its Chief Monuments.

229. Home Study Report Topics - 03155A.TXT - Jewish Calendar
Catholic Encyclopedia

An explanation of the Jewish calendar year according to days, weeks, months, years and eras.

230. Home Study Report Topics - MPP.TXT - Johannes Tauler, O.P.:Mystic, Pastor, and Preacher
Michael Suso Berry, O.P.

An excellent consideration of the life and spirituality of the 14th century Dominican preacher.

231. Home Study Report Topics - MPP.ZIP - Johannes Tauler, O.P.:Mystic, Pastor, and Preacher
Michael Suso Berry, O.P.

An excellent consideration of the life and spirituality of the 14th century Dominican preacher.

232. Home Study Report Topics - 03195B.TXT - John Calvin
Catholic Encyclopedia

1509-1564 French-born Swiss Protestant theologian who broke with the Roman Catholic Church (1533) and set forth the tenets of his theology, known today as Presbyterianism, in "Institutes of the Christian Religion" (1536).

233. Home Study Report Topics - 01114A.TXT - John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton
Catholic Encyclopedia

Baron Acton, Professor of Modern History at Cambridge, 1895-1902, born at Naples, 10 January, 1834, Where his father, Sir Richard Acton, held an important diplomatic appointment; died at Tegernsee, Bavaria, 19 June, 1902.

234. Home Study Report Topics - 10794A.TXT - John Henry Newman
Catholic Encyclopedia

(1801-1890), Cardinal-Deacon of St. George in Velabro, divine, philosopher, man of letters, leader of the Tractarian Movement, and the most illustrious of English converts to the Church. Born in the City of London, 21 February, 1801, the eldest of six children, three boys and three girls; died at Edgbaston, Birmingham, 11 August, 1890.

235. Home Study Report Topics - 10794A.ZIP - John Henry Newman
Catholic Encyclopedia

(1801-1890), Cardinal-Deacon of St. George in Velabro, divine, philosopher, man of letters, leader of the Tractarian Movement, and the most illustrious of English converts to the Church. Born in the City of London, 21 February, 1801, the eldest of six children, three boys and three girls; died at Edgbaston, Birmingham, 11 August, 1890.

236. Home Study Report Topics - MEANHIST.TXT - John Henry Newman and the Meaning of History
John Mulloy

This article by John Mulloy was taken from the Winter 1994 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, John J. Mulloy, Editor. NEWMAN MULLOY HISTORY DAWSON NEWSLETTER

237. Home Study Report Topics - MULLOY.TXT - John J. Mulloy, 1916-1995
William Doino, Jr.

Against her enemies without and her false friends within, John Mulloy defended the Church with brilliance, wit and courage. He also served as mentor to many young scholars eager to follow his path. His closest protege recounts his life and assesses his contribution in this article taken from the Summer 1996 issue of "Sursum Corda."

238. Home Study Report Topics - MULLOY.ZIP - John J. Mulloy, 1916-1995
William Doino, Jr.

Against her enemies without and her false friends within, John Mulloy defended the Church with brilliance, wit and courage. He also served as mentor to many young scholars eager to follow his path. His closest protege recounts his life and assesses his contribution in this article taken from the Summer 1996 issue of "Sursum Corda."

239. Home Study Report Topics - 090504B.TXT - John McLoughlin
Catholic Encyclopedia

Physician and pioneer, born in the parish of La Riviere du Loup, Canada, 19 October, 1784; died at Oregon City, 3 September, 1857. He is the great hero of Oregon's pioneer period.

240. Home Study Report Topics - CEARIMA.TXT - Joseph of Arimathea
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. All that is known for certain concerning him is derived from the canonical Gospels.

241. Home Study Report Topics - JEWS.HTM - Judaism and Christianity
Dr. Warren Carroll

Dr. Warren Carroll, founder of Christendom College, answers questions regarding the Church's position on the collective guilt of the Jews in the death of Christ and whether or not the Church has advocated the persecution of the Jewish people for this crime. JEWS CARROLL LATERAN COUNCIL JUDAISM

242. Home Study Report Topics - CEJULIAN.HTM - Juliana of Norwich
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia English mystic of the fourteenth century, author or recipient of the vision contained in the book known as the 'Sixteen Revelations of Divine Love'. The original form of her name appears to have been Julian. She was probably a Benedictine nun, living as a recluse in an anchorage of which traces still remain in the east part of the churchyard of St. Julian in Norwich, which belonged to Carrow Priory.

243. Home Study Report Topics - 08571C.TXT - Justice
Catholic Encyclopedia

A moral quality or habit which perfects the will and inclines it to render to each and to all what belongs to them.

244. Home Study Report Topics - LUDVSBIS.TXT - Kulturkampf Then: Ludwig Windthorst vs. Bismarck
Richard H. Schaefer

Article about Ludwig Windthorst (1812-1891) and Catholic politics in Germany during the 19th century Kulturkampf, with application to our own day.

245. Home Study Report Topics - 09035A.TXT - La Trappe
Catholic Encyclopedia

Abbey of the Order of Reformed Cistercians eighty-four miles from Paris, and nine miles from the little town of Mortagne in the Department of Orne and the Diocese of Seez, within the ancient Province of Normandy.

246. Home Study Report Topics - CECHIRHO.TXT - Labarum (Chi-Rho)
Catholic Encyclopedia

The name by which the military standard adopted by Constantine the Great after his celebrated vision was known in antiquity.

247. Home Study Report Topics - LANDMARY.HTM - Land of Mary Immaculate
Marion A. Habig, O.F.M.

The history of how the United States was dedicated to Our Lady under Her title of the Immaculate Conception. Taken from the June 1954 issue of "The American Ecclesiastical Review."

248. Home Study Report Topics - 09022A.TXT - Latin Church
Catholic Encyclopedia

The expression, Latin Church, can have several different meanings, this file provides an explanation.

249. Home Study Report Topics - 08361A.TXT - Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem (1099-1291)
Catholic Encyclopedia

The Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem was founded as a result of the First Crusade, in 1099. Destroyed a first time by Saladin in 1187, it was re-established around Saint-Jean d'Acre and maintained until the capture of that city in 1291. During these two centuries it was for Western Europe a genuine centre of colonization. As the common property of Christendom it retained its international character to the end, although the French element predominated among the feudal lords and the government officials, and the Italians acquired the economic preponderance in the cities.

250. Home Study Report Topics - 09026A.TXT - Latin Literature in Christianity (Sixth to Twentieth Century)
Catholic Encyclopedia

During the Middle Ages the so-called church Latin was to a great extent the language of poetry, and it was only on the advent of the Renaissance that classical Latin revived and flourished in the writings of the neo-Latinists as it does even today though to a more modest extent. The subject is treated according to the different kinds of poetry rather than in a strict chronological order.

251. Home Study Report Topics - 09026A.ZIP - Latin Literature in Christianity (Sixth to Twentieth Century)
Catholic Encyclopedia

During the Middle Ages the so-called church Latin was to a great extent the language of poetry, and it was only on the advent of the Renaissance that classical Latin revived and flourished in the writings of the neo-Latinists as it does even today though to a more modest extent. The subject is treated according to the different kinds of poetry rather than in a strict chronological order.

252. Home Study Report Topics - 09023A.TXT - Latin Literature in Early Christianity
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file covers the historical development of early Christian Latin literature, which is divided into three periods: that of the Apologists, lasting until the fourth century, that of the Fathers of the Church (the fourth century); and the Gallo-Roman period.

253. Home Study Report Topics - 09053A.TXT - Law
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file explains the concept of law, the obligation imposed by law and the classification of laws.

254. Home Study Report Topics - LAWS.TXT - Laws of Science
Various

1st Law of Thermodynamics and 2nd Law of Thermodynamics.

255. Home Study Report Topics - FR93403.TXT - Lenin, Fatima and Holy Week
James J. Foley

The association of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (known to history as Lenin) with the most important week in the Christian calendar and the greatest Marian apparition of the twentieth century seems jarring and completely out of place. Yet by a series of strange coincidences these two religious events are closely connected with the coming of the Bolshevik Revolution. This article appeared in the Winter 1993 issue of "Faith & Reason."

256. Home Study Report Topics - 09238C.TXT - Life
Catholic Encyclopedia

The enigma of life is still one of the two or three most difficult problems that face both scientist and philosopher. This file discusses the history of thought on the subject as well as what science and philosophy have taught regarding the nature and immediate origin of life.

257. Home Study Report Topics - 09238C.ZIP - Life
Catholic Encyclopedia

The enigma of life is still one of the two or three most difficult problems that face both scientist and philosopher. This file discusses the history of thought on the subject as well as what science and philosophy have taught regarding the nature and immediate origin of life.

258. Home Study Report Topics - 09256A.TXT - Limbo
Catholic Encyclopedia

In theological usage the name is applied to (a) the temporary place or state of the souls of the just who, although purified from sin, were excluded from the beatific vision until Christ's triumphant ascension into Heaven (the "limbus patrum"); or (b) to the permanent place or state of those unbaptized children and others who, dying without grievous personal sin, are excluded from the beatific vision on account of original sin alone (the "limbus infantium" or "puerorum").

259. Home Study Report Topics - 09324A.ZIP - Logic
Catholic Encyclopedia

Logic is the science and art which so directs the mind in the process of reasoning and subsidiary processes as to enable it to attain clearness, consistency, and validity in those processes. The aim of logic is to secure clearness in the definition and arrangement of our ideas and other mental images, consistency in our judgments, and validity in our processes of inference. This file discusses the history of logic and its different definitions. LOGIC HEGEL ST. THOMAS AQUINAS NYAYA ARISTOTLE SCHOLASTICS KANT

260. Home Study Report Topics - 09324A.TXT - Logic
Catholic Encyclopedia

Logic is the science and art which so directs the mind in the process of reasoning and subsidiary processes as to enable it to attain clearness, consistency, and validity in those processes. The aim of logic is to secure clearness in the definition and arrangement of our ideas and other mental images, consistency in our judgments, and validity in our processes of inference. This file discusses the history of logic and its different definitions. LOGIC HEGEL ST. THOMAS AQUINAS NYAYA ARISTOTLE SCHOLASTICS KANT

261. Home Study Report Topics - 09333A.TXT - Lollards
Catholic Encyclopedia

The name given to the followers of John Wyclif, an heretical body numerous in England in the latter part of the fourteenth and the first half of the fifteenth century.

262. Home Study Report Topics - FR90201.TXT - Louis of Granada: The Layman's Theologian
Jordan Aumann, O.P.

Louis of Granada stands without a peer among Dominican ascetical writers, and throughout the seventeenth century his writings were a constant source of inspiration and education for Christians throughout the civilized world. He reached his maturity during the Council of Trent and at the high point of the Golden Age of Spain. He died in 1588, when the imperial supremacy of Spain was beginning to wane. This article appeared in the Summer 1990 issue of "Faith & Reason."

263. Home Study Report Topics - FR90201.ZIP - Louis of Granada: The Layman's Theologian
Jordan Aumann, O.P.

Louis of Granada stands without a peer among Dominican ascetical writers, and throughout the seventeenth century his writings were a constant source of inspiration and education for Christians throughout the civilized world. He reached his maturity during the Council of Trent and at the high point of the Golden Age of Spain. He died in 1588, when the imperial supremacy of Spain was beginning to wane. This article appeared in the Summer 1990 issue of "Faith & Reason."

264. Home Study Report Topics - 09410A.TXT - Lucifer
Catholic Encyclopedia

The name Lucifer originally denotes the planet Venus, emphasizing its brilliancy. The Vulgate employs the word also for "the light of the morning" (Job 50:17), "the signs of the zodiac" (Job, xxxviiii, 32), and "the aurora" (Psalm 109:3). The name of the principal fallen angel who must lament the loss of his original glory.

265. Home Study Report Topics - 09672A.TXT - Lucius Perpetuus Aurelianus Marius Maximus
Catholic Encyclopedia

Roman historian, lived c. 165-230. No connected account of his life exists, but he is frequently quoted as an authority in the first half of the "Historia Augusta", and Valesius and Borghesi have identified him with the prefect of the same name, mentioned both in the inscriptions and by Dion Cassius.

266. Home Study Report Topics - MAGCAR.TXT - Magna Carta
King John

(The Great Charter) Runnymede, England, June 15, 1215. A basic document that states the liberties guaranteed to the English people, the Magna Carta proclaims rights that have become a part of English law and are now the foundation of the constitution of every English-speaking nation. The Magna Carta, which means 'great charter' in Latin, was drawn up by English barons and churchmen, who forced the tyrannical King John to set his seal to it on June 15, 1215. MAGNA CARTA

267. Home Study Report Topics - 09558B.TXT - Malabar Rites
Catholic Encyclopedia

A conventional term for certain customs or practices of the natives of South India, which the Jesuit missionaries allowed their neophytes to retain after conversion, but which were afterwards prohibited by the Holy See. The missions concerned are not those of the coast of southwestern India, to which the name Malabar properly belongs, but those of inner South India, especially those of the former "kingdoms" of Madura, Mysore and the Karnatic.

268. Home Study Report Topics - 09558B.ZIP - Malabar Rites
Catholic Encyclopedia

A conventional term for certain customs or practices of the natives of South India, which the Jesuit missionaries allowed their neophytes to retain after conversion, but which were afterwards prohibited by the Holy See. The missions concerned are not those of the coast of southwestern India, to which the name Malabar properly belongs, but those of inner South India, especially those of the former "kingdoms" of Madura, Mysore and the Karnatic.

269. Home Study Report Topics - MANICHEE.TXT - Manicheism
Fr. William Most

Fr. Most gives a short explanation of Manicheism. MOST MANICHEISM AUGUSTINE MANICHEES

270. Home Study Report Topics - MARCHAPL.TXT - Marian Chapel Found on Mount Nebo
Michele Piccirillo

Excavations in Jordan reveal flourishing monastic presence in Eighth-Century Arabian Province. Reprinted from 'L'Osservatore Romano', March 1, 1995.

271. Home Study Report Topics - 09012A.TXT - Marie Lataste
Catholic Encyclopedia

Born at Mimbaste near Dax, France, 21 February, 1822; died at Rennes, 10 May, 1847; was the youngest child of simple pious peasants and attained to extraordinary holiness.

272. Home Study Report Topics - CELUTHER.TXT - Martin Luther
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany, born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.

273. Home Study Report Topics - CELUTHER.ZIP - Martin Luther
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany, born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.

274. Home Study Report Topics - CEMARYSC.TXT - Mary Queen of Scots
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Mary Stuart, born at Linlithgow, 7 December, 1542; died at Fotheringay, 8 February, 1587. She was the only legitimate child of James V of Scotland. His death (14 December) followed immediately after her birth, and she became queen when only six days old.

275. Home Study Report Topics - CETUDOR.TXT - Mary Tudor
Catholic Encyclopedia

Queen of England from 1553 to 1558; born 18 February, 1516; died 17 November, 1558. Mary was the daughter and only surviving child of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.

276. Home Study Report Topics - MAYFLOWR.TXT - Mayflower Compact
The Pilgrims

1620 An agreement drawn up by the Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower deciding their own form of government. MAYFLOWER PILGRIMS COMPACT

277. Home Study Report Topics - 10146B.TXT - Megarians
Catholic Encyclopedia

The Megarian School is one of the imperfectly Socratic Schools, so called because they developed in a one-sided way the doctrines of Socrates. The Megarians, of whom the chief representatives were Euclid, the founder of the school, and Stilpo, flourished at Athens, during the first half of the fourth century B.C.

278. Home Study Report Topics - 10197B.TXT - Mercedarians
Catholic Encyclopedia

A congregation of men, Order of Our Lady of Mercy, founded in 1218 by St. Peter Nolasco, born 1189, at Mas-des-Saintes-Puelles, Department of Aude, France.

279. Home Study Report Topics - 10212A.TXT - Messalians
Catholic Encyclopedia

An heretical sect which originated in Mesopotamia about 360 and survived in the East until the ninth century.

280. Home Study Report Topics - 10218A.TXT - Metal-Work in the Service of the Church
Catholic Encyclopedia

From the earliest days the Church has employed utensils and vessels of metal in its liturgical ceremonies.This article deals with the historical development of the metalwork, particularly works in the precious metals.

281. Home Study Report Topics - 10218A.ZIP - Metal-Work in the Service of the Church
Catholic Encyclopedia

From the earliest days the Church has employed utensils and vessels of metal in its liturgical ceremonies.This article deals with the historical development of the metalwork, particularly works in the precious metals.

282. Home Study Report Topics - 10144B.TXT - Miguel de Medina
Catholic Encyclopedia

Theologian, born at Belalcazar, Spain, 1489; died at Toledo, May, 1578. His principal works are: "Christianae paraenesis sive de recta in Deum fide libri septem" (Venice, 1564); "Disputationes de indulgentiis adversus nostri temporis haereticos ad PP. s. Concilii Trident." (Venice, 1564); "De sacrorum hominum continentia libri V" (Venice, 1569), written against those who advocated the necessity of permitting the German priests to follow the example of the Greeks in this matter; "De igne purgatorio" (Venice, 1569), "De la verdadera y cristiana humilidad" (Toledo, 1559).

283. Home Study Report Topics - 10441A.TXT - Miguel de Molinos
Catholic Encyclopedia

Founder of Quietism, born at Muniesa, Spain, 21 December, 1640; died at Rome, 28 December, 1696. In his youth he went to Valencia,

284. Home Study Report Topics - 10307A.TXT - Millennium and Millenarianism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Discusses the beliefs of millenarianism, primarily, the thousand year reign of Christ and His saints on earth.

285. Home Study Report Topics - 10321A.TXT - Mind
Catholic Encyclopedia

In philosophy the mind is commonly identified with the intellect as recipient of knowledge.

286. Home Study Report Topics - 10348A.TXT - Miracle Plays and Mysteries
Catholic Encyclopedia

The religious drama which developed among Christian nations at the end of the Middle Ages.

287. Home Study Report Topics - CEMODERN.TXT - Modernism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Origin of the Word, Theory of Theological Modernism, The essential error of Modernism, Catholic and Modernist Notions of Dogma Compared, Various Degrees of Modernism and its Criterion, Proofs of the Foregoing Views, Modernist Aims Explained by its Essential Error, Modernist Propositions Explained by its Essential Error, The Modernist Movement, The Philosophical Origin and Consequences of Modernism, The Origin, The Consequences, The Psychological Causes of Mode

288. Home Study Report Topics - CEMODERN.ZIP - Modernism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Origin of the Word, Theory of Theological Modernism, The essential error of Modernism, Catholic and Modernist Notions of Dogma Compared, Various Degrees of Modernism and its Criterion, Proofs of the Foregoing Views, Modernist Aims Explained by its Essential Error, Modernist Propositions Explained by its Essential Error, The Modernist Movement, The Philosophical Origin and Consequences of Modernism, The Origin, The Consequences, The Psychological Causes of Mode

289. Home Study Report Topics - MODERSM.TXT - Modernism
James Akin

Taken from the November 1994 issue of 'This Rock'. This article explains the heresy of modernism. AKIN MODERNISM PIUS X HERESY LOISY TYRRELL

290. Home Study Report Topics - CEMONARC.TXT - Monarchians
Catholic Encyclopedia

Heretics of the second and third centuries. The word, "Monarchiani", was first used by Tertullian as a nickname for the Patripassian group (adv. Prax., x), and was seldom used by the ancients. In modern times it has been extended to an earlier group of heretics, who are distinguished as Dynamistic, or Adoptionist, Monarchians from the Modalist Monarchians, or Patripassians.

291. Home Study Report Topics - 10448A.TXT - Monarchians
Catholic Encyclopedia

Heretics of the second and third centuries. The word, Monarchiani, was first used by Tertullian as a nickname for the Patripassian group and was seldom used by the ancients. In modern times it has been extended to an earlier group of heretics, who are distinguished as Dynamistic, or Adoptionist, Monarchians from the Modalist Monarchians, or Patripassians.

292. Home Study Report Topics - CEMONAST.HTM - Monasticism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Monasticism or monachism, literally the act of "dwelling alone", has come to denote the mode of life pertaining to persons living in seclusion from the world, under religious vows and subject to a fixed rule, as monks, friars, nuns, or in general as religious. The basic idea of monasticism in all its varieties is seclusion or withdrawal from the world or society.

293. Home Study Report Topics - MONROE.TXT - Monroe Doctrine
James Monroe

Statement of President James Monroe in 1832 to the effect that any further attempt by European powers to colonize the Western Hemisphere would be considered by the United States as an unfriendly act. MONROE DOCTRINE

294. Home Study Report Topics - MSGRKNOX.TXT - Monsignor Knox A Reluctant Legend
Wilfrid Sheed

Msgr. Knox earnestly hoped that he-"the perpetrator of the Knox Bible"-would in time be forgotten. But as Wilfrid Sheed points out so convincingly in this article taken from the February 1954 issue of "The Catholic World", there is a slim chance of this wish being granted.

295. Home Study Report Topics - 15494A.TXT - Moral Aspect of Vivisection
Catholic Encyclopedia

The dissection of living creatures; ordinarily any scientific experiment on animals involving the use of the scalpel.

296. Home Study Report Topics - CEMOSAIC.TXT - Mosaics
Catholic Encyclopedia

A surface decoration made by inlaying small pieces of variously colored material to form pictures or patterns, also the process of making it.

297. Home Study Report Topics - CEMOSAIC.ZIP - Mosaics
Catholic Encyclopedia

A surface decoration made by inlaying small pieces of variously colored material to form pictures or patterns, also the process of making it.

298. Home Study Report Topics - CEMCANON.TXT - Muratorian Canon
Catholic Encyclopedia

Also called the Muratorian Fragment, after the name of the discoverer and first editor, L. A. Muratori (in the "Antiquitates italicae", III, Milan, 1740, 851 sq.), the oldest known canon or list of books of the New Testament.

299. Home Study Report Topics - CEMURATO.TXT - Muratorian Canon
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Also called the Muratorian Fragment, after the name of the discoverer and first editor, L. A. Muratori (in the 'Antiquitates italicae', III, Milan, 1740, 851 sq.), the oldest known canon or list of books of the New Testament.

300. Home Study Report Topics - 10663B.TXT - Mysticism
Catholic Encyclopedia

A brief historical sketch of Mysticism and its influence on philosophy.

301. Home Study Report Topics - 10742B.TXT - Neo-Platonism
Catholic Encyclopedia

A system of idealistic, spiritualistic philosophy, tending towards mysticism, which flourished in the pagan world of Greece and Rome during the first centuries of the Christian era.

302. Home Study Report Topics - NESTOR.TXT - Nestorianism
Mark Wheeler

This article is about the heresy founded by Nestorius, Bishop of Constantinople in 425. Nestorianism rejects the traditional doctrine of the Incarnation by implicitly denying the hypostatic union of human and divine natures in the one divine person of Jesus. Taken from the September, 1994 issue of 'This Rock,' published by Catholic Answers. WHEELER NESTORIANISM NESTORIUS HERESY INCARNATION THEOTOKOS

303. Home Study Report Topics - NEVERMAN.TXT - Never Man Spake
Arnold Lunn

From 'Now I See' (Sheed & Ward Inc. 1933), pp 159-164. 'Those who repudiate Christ, whether they reject him with honest and uncompromising hostility or with patronising condescension, share the guilt of Pilate. For every man is faced by the choice of Pilate, there is no 'via media' between worship and crucifixion.'

304. Home Study Report Topics - CECOPERN.TXT - Nicolaus Copernicus
Catholic Encyclopedia

Latinized form of Niclas Koppernigk, the name of the founder of the heliocentric planetary theory; born at Thorn, 19 February, 1473, died at Frauenburg, 24 May, 1543, both places being in what is now Prussian territory.

305. Home Study Report Topics - CHEAPCHU.HTM - No Cheap Churches
Michael P. Enright

The most basic principles of successful Church architecture and design are examined in a straightforward and sensible way. Consideration of acoustics, lighting, lines of sight, prayer, seating, the tabernacle, the altar and looking Catholic. This article was taken from the November 1996 issue of Crisis.

306. Home Study Report Topics - 11095B.TXT - Nonconformists
Catholic Encyclopedia

Discusses the history of the Nonconformists, those who refused to conform with the authorized formularies and rites of the Established Church of England.

307. Home Study Report Topics - 11115B.TXT - Northmen (Vikings)
Catholic Encyclopedia

The Scandinavians who, in the ninth and tenth centuries, first ravaged the coasts of Western Europe and its islands and then turned from raiding into settlers. This article is confined to the history of their exodus.

308. Home Study Report Topics - RENAISS.TXT - Notes on Culture: What Was the Renaissance?
William Doino, Jr.

The debate as to whether the Renaissance built upon and continued the Christian achievements of the Middle Ages,or whether the Renaissance was independently pagan, and marked a sharp break with the preceding Catholic era, continues to this day.

309. Home Study Report Topics - 11138A.TXT - Novatian and Novatianism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Novatian was a schismatic of the third century, and founder of the sect of the Novatians; he was a Roman priest, and made himself antipope.

310. Home Study Report Topics - HIPPOC.TXT - Oath and Law of Hippocrates
Hippocrates

This interesting document shows that in the 3rd century BC physicians were already organized into a corporation or guild, with regulations for the training of disciples, and with an esprit de corps and a professional ideal which, with slight exceptions, can hardly yet be regarded as out of date.

311. Home Study Report Topics - 11195B.TXT - Occasionalism
Catholic Encyclopedia

The metaphysical theory which maintains that finite things have no efficient causality of their own, but that whatever happens in the world is caused by God, creatures being merely the occasions of the Divine activity.

312. Home Study Report Topics - 11228D.TXT - Oil of Saints
Catholic Encyclopedia

An oily substance, which is said to have flowed, or still flows, from the relics or burial places of certain saints; sometimes the oil in the lamps that burn before their shrines; also the water that flows from the wells near their burial places; or the oil and the water which have in some way come in contact with their relics. These oils are or have been used by the faithful, with the belief that they will cure bodily and spiritual ailments, not through any intrinsic power of their own, but through the intercession of the saints with whom the oils have some connection.

313. Home Study Report Topics - DAWJEWHS.TXT - On Jewish History
Christopher Dawson

Taken from a lecture given by Christopher Dawson at Brandeis University, 1959. This article originally appeared in 'Orbis' magazine Winter 1967, it has been reprinted in the Fall, 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter,' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702. DAWSON JEWS HISTORY DAWSON NEWSLETTER

314. Home Study Report Topics - 11306A.TXT - Oriflamme
Catholic Encyclopedia

The red or orange-red flag of the Abbey of Saint Denis in France, used as a standard by the early kings of France.

315. Home Study Report Topics - 11306B.TXT - Origen and Origenism
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file covers the life and work of Origen, his writings and his influence as well as Origenism, by which is understood not so much Origen's theology and the body of his teachings, as a certain number of doctrines, rightly or wrongly attributed to him. They are chiefly: Allegorism in the interpretation of Scripture, Subordination of the Divine Persons, The theory of successive trials and a final restoration.

316. Home Study Report Topics - 11306B.ZIP - Origen and Origenism
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file covers the life and work of Origen, his writings and his influence as well as Origenism, by which is understood not so much Origen's theology and the body of his teachings, as a certain number of doctrines, rightly or wrongly attributed to him. They are chiefly: Allegorism in the interpretation of Scripture, Subordination of the Divine Persons, The theory of successive trials and a final restoration.

317. Home Study Report Topics - TWELVDAY.TXT - Origin of 'The Twelve Days of Christmas'
Fr. Hal Stockert

"The Twelve Days of Christmas" was written in England as one of the "catechism songs" to help young Catholics learn the tenets of their faith - a memory aid, when to be caught with anything in *writing* indicating adherence to the Catholic faith. This file contains an explanation of the song.

318. Home Study Report Topics - 08374C.TXT - Origin of the Name of Jesus Christ
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file considers the two words which compose the Sacred Name.

319. Home Study Report Topics - 11447B.TXT - Pantheism
Catholic Encyclopedia

The view according to which God and the world are one. The doctrine itself goes back to the early Indian philosophy; it appears during the course of history in a great variety of forms. Taken in the strictest sense, i.e. as identifying God and the world, Pantheism is simply Atheism.

320. Home Study Report Topics - PARGAIN.TXT - Paradise Gained
John Milton

Written in 1671, tells how Christ overcame Satan's temptations.

321. Home Study Report Topics - PARGAIN.ZIP - Paradise Gained
John Milton

Written in 1671, tells how Christ overcame Satan's temptations.

322. Home Study Report Topics - PARLOST.TXT - Paradise Lost
John Milton

Written in 1667. The story of Satan's rebellion against God and of the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden, it is generally considered the greatest epic in the English language.

323. Home Study Report Topics - PARLOST.ZIP - Paradise Lost
John Milton

Written in 1667. The story of Satan's rebellion against God and of the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden, it is generally considered the greatest epic in the English language.

324. Home Study Report Topics - PARADLST.TXT - Paradise Lost
John Milton

MILTON PARADISE

325. Home Study Report Topics - PARADLST.ZIP - Paradise Lost
John Milton

MILTON PARADISE

326. Home Study Report Topics - PARADRGA.TXT - Paradise Regained
John Milton

MILTON PARADISE

327. Home Study Report Topics - PARADRGA.ZIP - Paradise Regained
John Milton

MILTON PARADISE

328. Home Study Report Topics - 08755A.TXT - Paschal Lamb
Catholic Encyclopedia

A lamb which the Israelites were commanded to eat with peculiar rites as a part of the Passover celebration.

329. Home Study Report Topics - CEPELAGI.TXT - Pelagius and Pelagianism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Pelagianism received its name from Pelagius and designates a heresy of the fifth century, which denied original sin as well as Christian grace.

330. Home Study Report Topics - CEPELAGI.ZIP - Pelagius and Pelagianism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Pelagianism received its name from Pelagius and designates a heresy of the fifth century, which denied original sin as well as Christian grace.

331. Home Study Report Topics - 10151A.TXT - Philipp Melancthon
Catholic Encyclopedia

Collaborator and friend of Luther, born at Bretten (in Unterpfalz, now Baden), 16 February, 1497; died at Wittenberg, 19 April, 1560.

332. Home Study Report Topics - CEKANT.TXT - Philosophy of Kant
Catholic Encyclopedia

Kant's philosophy is generally designated as a system of transcendental criticism tending towards Agnosticism in theology, and favouring the view that Christianity is a non-dogmatic religion.

333. Home Study Report Topics - CEKANT.ZIP - Philosophy of Kant
Catholic Encyclopedia

Kant's philosophy is generally designated as a system of transcendental criticism tending towards Agnosticism in theology, and favouring the view that Christianity is a non-dogmatic religion.

334. Home Study Report Topics - 09050B.TXT - Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, Sieur de Laverendrye
Catholic Encyclopedia

Discoverer of the Canadian West, born at Three Rivers, Quebec, 17 November, 1685; died at Montreal, 6 December, 1749.

335. Home Study Report Topics - MUSLIM.HTM - Policy of Muslim States In Spain Toward Christians?
Warren H. Carroll, Ph.D.

This question is answered for CRNET by Dr. Warren Carroll, founder of Christendom College. CARROLL MUSLEM SPAIN CHRISTIANS ISLAM

336. Home Study Report Topics - 07789A.TXT - Pontifical Indult
Catholic Encyclopedia

Indults are general faculties, granted by the Holy See to bishops and others, of doing something not permitted by the common law.

337. Home Study Report Topics - CEURBA5.TXT - Pope Bl. Urban V
Catholic Encyclopedia

Guillaume de Grimoard, born at Grisac in Languedoc, 1310; died at Avignon, 19 December, 1370.

338. Home Study Report Topics - CEURBA6.TXT - Pope Urban VI
Catholic Encyclopedia

Bartolomeo Prignano, the first Roman pope during the Western Schism, born at Naples, about 1318; died at Rome, 15 October, 1389; according to many he was poisoned by the Romans.

339. Home Study Report Topics - CEURBAN8.TXT - Pope Urban VII
Catholic Encyclopedia

Maffeo Barberini, born at Florence in April, 1568; elected pope, 6 August, 1623; died at Rome, 29 July, 1644.

340. Home Study Report Topics - CEURBA7.TXT - Pope Urban VII
Catholic Encyclopedia

Giambattista Castagna, born at Rome, 4 Aug., 1521; elected pope, 15 September, 1590; died at Rome, 27 September, 1590.

341. Home Study Report Topics - CEVIGILI.TXT - Pope Vigilius
Catholic Encyclopedia

Reigned 537-55, date of birth unknown; died at Syracuse, 7 June 555. He belonged to a distinguished Roman family.

342. Home Study Report Topics - CEPOPESS.TXT - Popess Joan
Catholic Encyclopedia

The fable about a female pope, who afterwards bore the name of Johanna (Joan), is first noticed in the middle of the thirteenth century. Taken from the 'Catholic Encyclopedia' 1913 edition. This file is part of the Catholic Encyclopedia Project, an effort aimed at placing the entire work on the World Wide Web.

343. Home Study Report Topics - 12473A.TXT - Prophecy
Catholic Encyclopedia

As the term is used in mystical theology, it applies both to the prophecies of canonical Scripture and to private prophecies. Understood in its strict sense, it means the foreknowledge of future events, though it may sometimes apply to past events of which there no memory, and to present hidden things which cannot be known by the natural light of reason.

344. Home Study Report Topics - 12481A.TXT - Proprium
Catholic Encyclopedia

The Proprium de tempore and the Proprium Sanctorum form in the present liturgy the two principal portions of our Breviary and Missals; the first comprises the parts appointed for the days of the year having special Masses or Offices (introits, prayers, lessons, responses, versicles, antiphons, etc.); the second is devoted to the Offices of the Saints.

345. Home Study Report Topics - 03168A.TXT - Reform of the Calendar
Catholic Encyclopedia

Pope Gregory abolished the Julian calendar and instituted the Gregorian calendar because of its error of one day in every 128 years, which moved the vernal equinox to March 11.

346. Home Study Report Topics - CERELICS.TXT - Relics
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. The word relics comes from the Latin reliquiae (the counterpart of the Greek leipsana) which already before the propagation of Christianity was used in its modern sense, viz., of some object, notably part of the body or clothes, remaining as a memorial of a departed saint. Covers doctrine regarding relics, early history, abuse, translations and feasts of relics.

347. Home Study Report Topics - CERELICS.ZIP - Relics
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. The word relics comes from the Latin reliquiae (the counterpart of the Greek leipsana) which already before the propagation of Christianity was used in its modern sense, viz., of some object, notably part of the body or clothes, remaining as a memorial of a departed saint. Covers doctrine regarding relics, early history, abuse, translations and feasts of relics.

348. Home Study Report Topics - RELROM.TXT - Religion and the Romantic Movement
Christopher Dawson

'The revival of religion that followed the French Revolution was not confined to any one country or to any single Church. It was common to the Latin and Germanic peoples and to Catholic and Protestant countries. Indeed it made itself felt far beyond the limits of organized Christianity and imparted a religious tendency to social and intellectual movements of the most diverse kinds, even though they were apparently in revolt against everything

349. Home Study Report Topics - CEDESCAR.TXT - Rene Descartes
Catholic Encyclopedia

(Renatus Cartesius), philosopher and scientist, born at La Haye France, 31 March, 1596; died at Stockholm, Sweden, 11 February 1650. His philosophy taught that in the "physical world there is nothing but motion and extension, nothing but quantity. Everything can be reduced to numerical proportions, and this reduction is the final object of science. To understand means to know in terms of mathematics.

350. Home Study Report Topics - 09009B.TXT - Rene-Robert-Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
Catholic Encyclopedia

Explorer, born at Rouen, 1643; died in Texas, 1687.

351. Home Study Report Topics - CHANGRAC.TXT - Sacraments: Channels of Divine Grace
John Hardon, S.J.

Good overview, focuses on understanding that the sacraments are instruments of Christ's grace. Taken from the May/June 1996 issue of "The Catholic Faith".

352. Home Study Report Topics - CESOZOM.TXT - Salminius Hermias Sozomen
Catholic Encyclopedia

One of the famous historians of the early Church, born at Bethelia, a small town near Gaza in Palestine, in the last quarter of the fourth century; died probably in 447 or 448.

353. Home Study Report Topics - 13409A.TXT - Salve Regina
Catholic Encyclopedia

The opening words (used as a title) of the most celebrated of the four Breviary anthems of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is said from the First Vespers of Trinity Sunday until None of the Saturday before Advent.

354. Home Study Report Topics - MORISON.TXT - Samuel Eliot Morison and His Catholic Sympathies
John Carrigg

This article provides a little background information about Samuel Eliot Morison, the author of the masterful biography of Christopher Columbus, 'Admiral of the Ocean Sea'. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Fall 1994. CARRIGG MORISON COLUMBUS HISTORIAN

355. Home Study Report Topics - CAPISTR.TXT - SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO
Warren H. Carroll

or St. John of Capistran, the theologian and preacher, with the Turks threatening southern Europe in 1455. CRUSADES CALIXTUS

356. Home Study Report Topics - SAVON2.TXT - Savonarola, Preacher & Prophet, Part II, The Final Act of the Drama
Herbert Lucas

The imprisonment and death of the Dominican friar, Fra Girolamo Savonarola. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter, ' Summer 1994. LUCAS SAVONAROLA

357. Home Study Report Topics - SAVONAR.TXT - Savonarola, Preacher and Prophet
Henri Daniel-Rops

Taken from 'The Protestant Reformation' A brief sketch of the rise and fall of Dominican friar, Girolamo Savonarola who lived during the reign of the infamous Pope Alexander VI and clamored for his deposition as a simoniacal prelate. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Spring 1994, P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, $8.00 per year. DANIEL-ROPS SAVONAROLA ALEXANDER VI BORGIA

358. Home Study Report Topics - HERESY2.TXT - Scheme of This Book
Hilaire Belloc

Chapter One of the book, 'The Great Heresies.'

359. Home Study Report Topics - 08090A.TXT - School of Iona
Catholic Encyclopedia

Monastery founded by St. Columba in Iona, NW Scotland from whence he spread Christianity to Scotland.

360. Home Study Report Topics - 08615A.TXT - School of Kells
Catholic Encyclopedia

Kells was the chief of the Irish Columban monasteries. It was founded most probably in 554, that is nine years before Columba founded Iona. Kells still contains several ancient monuments which tradition closely connects with Columba's residence there.

361. Home Study Report Topics - SCOTISM.TXT - Scotism and Scotists
Parthenius Minges

This is the name given to the philosophical and theological system or school named after John Duns Scotus . . . . It developed out of the Old Franciscan School.

362. Home Study Report Topics - LINCOLN2.TXT - Second Inaugural Address
Abraham Lincoln

March 4, 1865 LINCOLN INAUGURAL ADDRESS

363. Home Study Report Topics - 09017A.TXT - Second Lateran Council (1139)
Catholic Encyclopedia

Convoked by Pope Innocent II, to efface the last vestiges of the schism that followed the death of Pope Honorius II, to condemn various errors and reform abuses among clergy and people.

364. Home Study Report Topics - CEDEFENS.TXT - Self-Defense
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Ethically the subject of self-defense regards the right of a private person to employ force against any one who unjustly attacks his life or person, his property or good name.

365. Home Study Report Topics - 14057C.TXT - Sloth
Catholic Encyclopedia

One of the seven capital sins. In general it means disinclination to labour or exertion.

366. Home Study Report Topics - 14153A.TXT - Soul
Catholic Encyclopedia

The soul may be defined as the ultimate internal principle by which we think, feel, and will, and by which our bodies are animated. Areas covered include: the soul in ancient philosophy, in christian and modern thought.

367. Home Study Report Topics - 14153A.ZIP - Soul
Catholic Encyclopedia

The soul may be defined as the ultimate internal principle by which we think, feel, and will, and by which our bodies are animated. Areas covered include: the soul in ancient philosophy, in christian and modern thought.

368. Home Study Report Topics - 14678A.TXT - St. Thomas Christians
Catholic Encyclopedia

A lengthy article about the ancient body of Christians on the east and west coasts of India, claiming spiritual descent from the Apostle St. Thomas.

369. Home Study Report Topics - 14678A.ZIP - St. Thomas Christians
Catholic Encyclopedia

A lengthy article about the ancient body of Christians on the east and west coasts of India, claiming spiritual descent from the Apostle St. Thomas.

370. Home Study Report Topics - 14250C.TXT - State and Church
Catholic Encyclopedia

A short declaration of the relations between Church and State from an ethical viewpoint. Covers: I. The basis of their respective rights; II. The range of their respective jurisdictions; III. Their mutual corporate relation; IV. The union of Church and State; V. Counter theories.

371. Home Study Report Topics - 14250C.ZIP - State and Church
Catholic Encyclopedia

A short declaration of the relations between Church and State from an ethical viewpoint. Covers: I. The basis of their respective rights; II. The range of their respective jurisdictions; III. Their mutual corporate relation; IV. The union of Church and State; V. Counter theories.

372. Home Study Report Topics - 09513A.TXT - Stefano Maderno
Catholic Encyclopedia

(1576-1636), a sculptor of the Roman School and of the era just preceding Bernini, his contemporary. He is believed to be of Lombard origin from the neighbourhood of Como; probably he was related to Carlo Maderna, the architect and sculptor.

373. Home Study Report Topics - LATIN.TXT - Study Guide to Wheelock Latin
Dale A Grote

Latin Textbook (Based on Wheelock's Latin) This file contains a basic text for Latin which is designed to be used in conjunction with the famous and widely-available book by Wheelock. The Wheelock book explains Latin grammar in terms of English grammatical concepts which most American students no longer understand. This accompanying text (or study guide, as the author calls it) simplifies everything. This makes it ideal for those attempting to learn Lat

374. Home Study Report Topics - LATIN.ZIP - Study Guide to Wheelock Latin
Dale A Grote

Latin Textbook (Based on Wheelock's Latin) This file contains a basic text for Latin which is designed to be used in conjunction with the famous and widely-available book by Wheelock. The Wheelock book explains Latin grammar in terms of English grammatical concepts which most American students no longer understand. This accompanying text (or study guide, as the author calls it) simplifies everything. This makes it ideal for those attempting to learn Lat

375. Home Study Report Topics - CESTYLIT.TXT - Stylites (Pillar Saints)
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Stylites were solitaries who, taking up their abode upon the tops of a pillar, chose to spend their days amid the restraints thus entailed and in the exercise of other forms of asceticism.

376. Home Study Report Topics - 14326B.TXT - Suicide
Catholic Encyclopedia

This article treats the subject under the following three heads: I. The notions and divisions of suicide; II. The principles according to which its morality must be judged; III. Statistics and explanations of its frequency.

377. Home Study Report Topics - CESUNDAY.TXT - Sunday
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Sunday was the first day of the week according to the Jewish method of reckoning, but for Christians it began to take the place of the Jewish Sabbath in Apostolic times as the day set apart for the public and solemn worship of God. This article is part of the Catholic Encyclopedia Project, an effort aimed at placing the entire Catholic Encyclopedia on the World Wide Web.

378. Home Study Report Topics - CESUPER.TXT - Superstition
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Defined by St. Thomas as 'a vice opposed to religion by way of excess; not because in the worship of God it does more than true religion, but because it offers Divine worship to beings other than God or offers worship to God in an improper manner'. Superstition sins by excess of religion, and this differs from the vice of irreligion, which sins by defect. The theological virtue of religion stands midway between the two.

379. Home Study Report Topics - 10455A.TXT - Suppression of English Monasteries under Henry VIII
Catholic Encyclopedia

A synopsis of the history of the destruction of the English monasteries by Henry VIII in the sixteenth century.

380. Home Study Report Topics - 10455A.ZIP - Suppression of English Monasteries under Henry VIII
Catholic Encyclopedia

A synopsis of the history of the destruction of the English monasteries by Henry VIII in the sixteenth century.

381. Home Study Report Topics - 10453A.TXT - Suppression of Monasteries in Continental Europe
Catholic Encyclopedia

Under this title will be treated only the suppressions of religious houses (whether monastic in the strict sense or houses of the mendicant orders) since the Reformation.

382. Home Study Report Topics - CESYBIL.HTM - Sybilline Oracles
Catholic Encyclopedia

Sibylline Oracles is the name given to certain collections of supposed prophecies, emanating from the sibyls or divinely inspired seeresses, which were widely circulated in antiquity. PAGAN PROPHECY CHRIST ROMANS

383. Home Study Report Topics - 06083A.TXT - Symbolism of the Fish
Catholic Encyclopedia

Among the symbols employed by the primitive Christians, that of the fish ranks probably first in importance. While the use of the fish in pagan art as a purely decorative sign is ancient and constant, the earliest literary reference to the symbolic fish is made by Clement of Alexandria, born about 150, who recommends his readers to have their seals engraved with a dove or a fish.

384. Home Study Report Topics - CEFISH.TXT - Symbolism of the Fish
Catholic Encyclopedia

Among the symbols employed by the primitive Christians, that of the fish ranks probably first in importance.

385. Home Study Report Topics - CEAUGTCH.HTM - Teaching of St. Augustine of Hippo
Catholic Encyclopedia

Treats of his teaching and influence in three sections: I. His Function as a Doctor of the Church; II. His System of Grace; III. Augustinism in History.

386. Home Study Report Topics - CEAUGTCH.ZIP - Teaching of St. Augustine of Hippo
Catholic Encyclopedia

Treats of his teaching and influence in three sections: I. His Function as a Doctor of the Church; II. His System of Grace; III. Augustinism in History.

387. Home Study Report Topics - TERTULLN.TXT - Tertullian, The Father of Latin Christian Literature
Various

An account of his achievement, as given by three different writers, and some selections from his works. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Spring 1994, P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, $8.00 per year. TERTULLIAN FATHER LATIN

388. Home Study Report Topics - THNKSGVG.HTM - Thanksgiving Proclamation
George Washington

On 3 October, 1789, the First President of the United States, George Washington, decreed a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to Almighty God for His benefits to our nation. The frequent recourse to Christian principles and practice by the Founding Fathers shows the lack of foundation to the alleged constitutional separation of Church and state. HOLIDAYS US CONSTITUTION FIRST AMENDMENT LAW

389. Home Study Report Topics - DAWSON.TXT - The Achievement of Christopher Dawson
Fr. David Knowles

Written about Dawson in an obituary at the time of his death on May 25, 1970. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Spring 1994, P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, $8.00 per year. DAWSON KNOWLES OBITUARY

390. Home Study Report Topics - HERESY5.TXT - The Albigensian Attack
Hilaire Belloc

Chapter Five of the book, 'The Great Heresies.' BELLOC ALBIGENSIAN HERESY

391. Home Study Report Topics - HERESY5.ZIP - The Albigensian Attack
Hilaire Belloc

Chapter Five of the book, 'The Great Heresies.' BELLOC ALBIGENSIAN HERESY

392. Home Study Report Topics - HERESY3.TXT - The Arian Heresy
Hilaire Belloc

Chapter Three of the book, 'The Great Heresies.' BELLOC ARIAN HERESY

393. Home Study Report Topics - HERESY3.ZIP - The Arian Heresy
Hilaire Belloc

Chapter Three of the book, 'The Great Heresies.' BELLOC ARIAN HERESY

394. Home Study Report Topics - ARTCONF.TXT - The Articles of Confederation
USA

November 15, 1777. The agreement under which the thirteen states formed a loose union. ARTICLES CONFEDERATION STATES UNION

395. Home Study Report Topics - CECANZAC.TXT - The Benedictus (Canticle of Zachary)
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Given in Luke 1:68-79, is one of the three great canticles in the opening chapters of this Gospel, the other two being the and . The was the song of thanksgiving uttered by Zachary on the occasion of the birth of his son, St. John the Baptist.

396. Home Study Report Topics - BLUECROS.TXT - The Blue Cross
G. K. Chesterton

One of Chesterton's more famous Father Brown stories. CHESTERTON BLUE CROSS FICTION FATHER BROWN

397. Home Study Report Topics - BLUECROS.ZIP - The Blue Cross
G. K. Chesterton

One of Chesterton's more famous Father Brown stories. CHESTERTON BLUE CROSS FICTION FATHER BROWN

398. Home Study Report Topics - 01055A.TXT - The Bosom of Abraham
Catholic Encyclopedia

According to the Jewish conceptions of that day, the place occupied by the souls of the righteous.

399. Home Study Report Topics - CANTERBU.TXT - The Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer

This edition edited and digitized by Ted & Florence Daniel, NEW WAVE PUBLISHERS, 2103 N. LIBERTY ST., PORTLAND, OR 97217.

400. Home Study Report Topics - CANTERBU.ZIP - The Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer

This edition edited and digitized by Ted & Florence Daniel, NEW WAVE PUBLISHERS, 2103 N. LIBERTY ST., PORTLAND, OR 97217.

401. Home Study Report Topics - PILGRIM.TXT - The Catholic Pilgrimage: Feed My Sheep
Knignts of Columbus

Knights of Columbus tract, An overview of the Ages of Catholicism from 30 A.D. through 1789 and after. Chapters include: Witness to Christ, Age of Missionaries, Age of Reformers, Age of Teachers, Age of Critics, Age of Catholic Defenders, Age of Rationalism, Era of Liberation.

402. Home Study Report Topics - PILGRIM.ZIP - The Catholic Pilgrimage: Feed My Sheep
Knignts of Columbus

Knights of Columbus tract, An overview of the Ages of Catholicism from 30 A.D. through 1789 and after. Chapters include: Witness to Christ, Age of Missionaries, Age of Reformers, Age of Teachers, Age of Critics, Age of Catholic Defenders, Age of Rationalism, Era of Liberation.

403. Home Study Report Topics - ROPSCARE.TXT - The Catholic Reformation
Henri Daniel-Rops

This article appeared in the Fall, 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter, 'P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702. DANIEL-ROPS COUNTER-REFORMATION PROTESTANTISM DAWSON NEWSLETTER

404. Home Study Report Topics - COVPATCH.TXT - The Child's Purchase
Coventry Patmore

"Desire of Him whom all things else desire! Bush aye with Him as He with thee on fire! Neither in His great Deed nor on His throne-- O, folly of Love, the intense Last culmination of Intelligence,-- Him seem'd it good that God should be alone! "

405. Home Study Report Topics - CHARTCAT.TXT - The Christian Art of the Catacombs
Frederic Ozanam

This article was taken from the Fall, 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter,' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702. OZANAM ART CATACOMBS ROME MARTYRS TOMBS DAWSON NEWSLETTER

406. Home Study Report Topics - 06111A.TXT - The Council of Florence
Catholic Encyclopedia

The Seventeenth Ecumenical Council was, correctly speaking, the continuation of the Council of Ferrara, transferred to the Tuscan capital or, indeed, a continuation of the Council of Basle, which was convoked in 1431 by Martin V. Generally it is ranked as an ecumenical council until the decree of dissolution in 1437. After its transfer to Ferrara, the first session of the council was held 10 Jan., 1438. Eugene IV proclaimed it the regular continuation of the Council of Basle, and hence its ecumenical character is admitted by all.

407. Home Study Report Topics - DEATHDAR.TXT - The Death of Darwinism
George Sim Johnston

In confronting a theory like Darwin's, Catholics should anchor themselves in the proposition that there can be no real conflict between faith and science. Taken from the February, 1996 issue of "Christian Order" magazine.

408. Home Study Report Topics - DEVROME.TXT - The Early Development of Rome
Christopher Dawson

Excerpts from 'The Sociological Review,' about Rome in the 5th and 6th century B.C. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Spring 1994, P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, $8.00 per year. DAWSON ROME LATIN

409. Home Study Report Topics - 14425A.TXT - The Feast of Tabernacles
Catholic Encyclopedia

One of the three great feasts of the Hebrew liturgical calendar, even the greatest, according to Philo and Josephus. The common name, feast of Tabernacles -- among Greek-speaking Jews skenopegia, that is, "the pitching of the tent" (John, vii, 2) -- recalls to mind the custom established by the law of Lev., xiii, 40, of erecting on the roofs of houses, and even in streets and public squares, booths of branches and foliage, wherein all who were not exempt through illness or weakness were obliged to live during the entire celebration.

410. Home Study Report Topics - 1STAMEND.TXT - The First Amendment and Religious Belief
Russell Kirk

The American philosophy of Church and State contained in the First Amendment is derived not from the French Enlightenment but from John Locke. It is rooted in the political experiences of the American Colonies. Russell Kirk is himself the direct descendant of Puritan ancestors who landed in Massachusetts in 1623. The author of Randolph of Roanoke and The American Cause, Russell Kirk writes with feeling of America's most vital traditions. Taken from the April 1958 issue of The Catholic World.

411. Home Study Report Topics - CENICAEA.TXT - The First Council of Nicaea
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. First Ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church, held in 325 on the occasion of the heresy of Arius (Arianism). As early as 320 or 321 St. Alexander, Bishop of Alexandria, convoked a council at Alexandria at which more than one hundred bishops from Egypt and Libya anathematized Arius.

412. Home Study Report Topics - FOSSILR.TXT - The Fossil Record Does Not Support Evolution But Is Positive Evidence For Creation!
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413. Home Study Report Topics - 06238A.TXT - The Franks
Catholic Encyclopedia

The Franks were a confederation formed in Western Germany of a certain number of ancient barbarian tribes who occupied the right shore of the Rhine from Mainz to the sea. Their name is first mentioned by Roman historians in connection with a battle fought against this people about the year 241. In the third century some of them crossed the Rhine and settled in Belgic Gaul on the banks of the Meuse and the Scheldt, and the Romans had endeavoured to expel them from the territory.

414. Home Study Report Topics - GALILEO.HTM - The Galileo Affair
George Sim Johnston

Since the Galileo case is one of the historical bludgeons that are used to beat on the Church it is important that Catholics understand exactly what happened between the Church and that very great scientist. A close look at the facts puts to rout almost every aspect of the reigning Galileo legend.

415. Home Study Report Topics - GETTYS.TXT - The Gettysburg Address
Abraham Lincoln

November 1863, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania LINCOLN GETTYSBURG CIVIL WAR ADDRESS

416. Home Study Report Topics - GOTHIC.TXT - The Gothic Cathedral
Emile Male

Taken from the Summer 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, John J. Mulloy, Editor. GOTHIC CATHEDRAL MIDDLE AGES FRANCE DAWSON NEWSLETTER

417. Home Study Report Topics - EASTWEST.TXT - The Great Schism That Divided East and West
Paul L. Miller

Paul L. Miller writes about the separation of Rome and Constantinople into two Christian Churches in 1054. The first in a four-part series of articles on Eastern Catholic Rites. (See HEALBRCH.TXT) This article appeared in the August 4, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' MILLER SCHISM EAST WEST CONSTANTINOPLE ROME

418. Home Study Report Topics - HERESY4.TXT - The Heresy of Mohammed
Hilaire Belloc

Chapter Four of the book, 'The Great Heresies.' BELLOC MOHAMMED HERESY MOHAMMEDANISM

419. Home Study Report Topics - HISTOREA.HTM - The History of Eucharistic Adoration: Development of Doctrine in the Catholic Church
John A. Hardon, S.J.

Fr Hardon describes devotion to the Real Presence of Christ in the Holy Eucharist at various stages in history: From Apostolic Times to the Early Middle Ages, from the Berengarian controversy to St. Francis, from the later Middle Ages to the Council of Trent, then describes development of Eucharistic Adoration in forms familiar to us today.

420. Home Study Report Topics - 06719A.TXT - The Holy Grail
Catholic Encyclopedia

The name of a legendary sacred vessel, variously identified with the chalice of the Eucharist or the dish of the Pascal lamb, and the theme of a famous medieval cycle of romance.

421. Home Study Report Topics - CALLIXT.TXT - The Humble Splendor of the First Witnesses: The Catacombs of Saint Callixtus in Rome
Stefania Falasca

Story of the Church's first cemetery. This article was taken from the No. 4, 1996 issue of "30Days".

422. Home Study Report Topics - INNOCENC.TXT - The Innocence of Fr. Brown
G. K. Chesterton

CHESTERTON FR BROWN INNOCENCE FICTION

423. Home Study Report Topics - INNOCENC.ZIP - The Innocence of Fr. Brown
G. K. Chesterton

CHESTERTON FR BROWN INNOCENCE FICTION

424. Home Study Report Topics - INTOLER.TXT - The Intolerable Acts of 1774
British Parliament

Passed by the British Parliament in response to the Boston Tea Party of December 16, 1773. BRITISH INTOLERABLE BOSTON TEA PARTY

425. Home Study Report Topics - JEFFBIBL.TXT - The Jefferson Bible
Fr. John Hardon, S.J.

Thomas Jefferson had a reverence and respect for the person and teachings of Jesus Christ. The purpose of this study will not be to prove that Jefferson was a Christian, or that he was not a deist. It will only be to present a piece of historical evidence which should indicate that the full Jefferson portrait has not yet been painted. This is an important matter in light of the present-day controversy in America over the relations of Church and State.

426. Home Study Report Topics - JEFFBIBL.ZIP - The Jefferson Bible
Fr. John Hardon, S.J.

Thomas Jefferson had a reverence and respect for the person and teachings of Jesus Christ. The purpose of this study will not be to prove that Jefferson was a Christian, or that he was not a deist. It will only be to present a piece of historical evidence which should indicate that the full Jefferson portrait has not yet been painted. This is an important matter in light of the present-day controversy in America over the relations of Church and State.

427. Home Study Report Topics - KERALA.TXT - The Kerala Church
Antony Nirappel

The Gospel was proclaimed in India by Saint Thomas the Apostle. He landed at Kodungalloor (Crangannore) in Kerala in A.D. 52 and kindled the light of faith on this land. Despite the multitude of vicissitudes the Church has encountered, she continues to flourish to this day. The Saint Thomas Christians of India known also as the "Nazaranees," have maintained the treasure of their faith with a sense of genuine honor and orthodoxy; at the same time they have retained the culture, social customs and decorum of the land, while contributing-their share to the Kerala and Indian culture. This article taken from the June 1973 issue of "The American Ecclesiastical Review," gives the history of the Church in Kerala.

428. Home Study Report Topics - KERALA.ZIP - The Kerala Church
Antony Nirappel

The Gospel was proclaimed in India by Saint Thomas the Apostle. He landed at Kodungalloor (Crangannore) in Kerala in A.D. 52 and kindled the light of faith on this land. Despite the multitude of vicissitudes the Church has encountered, she continues to flourish to this day. The Saint Thomas Christians of India known also as the "Nazaranees," have maintained the treasure of their faith with a sense of genuine honor and orthodoxy; at the same time they have retained the culture, social customs and decorum of the land, while contributing-their share to the Kerala and Indian culture. This article taken from the June 1973 issue of "The American Ecclesiastical Review," gives the history of the Church in Kerala.

429. Home Study Report Topics - 08755B.TXT - The Lamb, in Early Christian Symbolism
Catholic Encyclopedia

One of the few Christian symbols dating from the first century is that of the Good Shepherd carrying on His shoulders a lamb or a sheep, with two other sheep at his side.

430. Home Study Report Topics - LATINFAT.TXT - The Latin Fathers
Ronsselot & Huby

This article by Pierre Ronsselot & Joseph Huby was taken from the Winter 1994 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, John J. Mulloy, Editor.

431. Home Study Report Topics - 09328A.TXT - The Logos
Catholic Encyclopedia

The word Logos is the term by which Christian theology in the Greek language designates the Word of God, or Second Person of the Blessed Trinity. Before St. John had consecrated this term by adopting it, the Greeks and the Jews had used it to express religious conceptions which, under various titles, have exercised a certain influence on Christian theology.

432. Home Study Report Topics - 09356A.TXT - The Lord's Prayer
Catholic Encyclopedia

Although the Latin term oratio dominica is of early date, the phrase "Lord's Prayer" does not seem to have been generally familiar in England before the Reformation.

433. Home Study Report Topics - GRISEZ.TXT - The Making of a Moral Theologian
Russell Shaw

Grisez is recognized as a pioneer in moral theology--the author of an ambitious three-volume work that may guide Catholic scholars for generations. But thirty years ago he was merely a promising young American professor. Then he became embroiled in the tumultuous debate about contraception.

434. Home Study Report Topics - GRISEZ.ZIP - The Making of a Moral Theologian
Russell Shaw

Grisez is recognized as a pioneer in moral theology--the author of an ambitious three-volume work that may guide Catholic scholars for generations. But thirty years ago he was merely a promising young American professor. Then he became embroiled in the tumultuous debate about contraception.

435. Home Study Report Topics - THURSDAY.TXT - The Man Who Was Thursday
G. K. Chesterton

CHESTERTON THURSDAY FICTION

436. Home Study Report Topics - THURSDAY.ZIP - The Man Who Was Thursday
G. K. Chesterton

CHESTERTON THURSDAY FICTION

437. Home Study Report Topics - 09238A.TXT - The Master of Liesborn
Catholic Encyclopedia

A Westphalian painter, who in 1465 executed an altar-piece of note in the Benedictine monastery of Liesborn, founded by Charlemagne.

438. Home Study Report Topics - HERESY7.TXT - The Modern Phase
Hilaire Belloc

Chapter Seven of the book, 'The Great Heresies.' BELLOC MODERN HERESY ANTI-CHRIST

439. Home Study Report Topics - HERESY7.ZIP - The Modern Phase
Hilaire Belloc

Chapter Seven of the book, 'The Great Heresies.' BELLOC MODERN HERESY ANTI-CHRIST

440. Home Study Report Topics - MONKWEST.TXT - The Monks of the West
Charles Montalambert

Gives a brief history of monasticism and makes some observations about the fundamental character of monastic self-devotion. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Spring 1994, P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, $8.00 per year. MONKS MONTALAMBERT MONASTICISM

441. Home Study Report Topics - NAT13CEN.TXT - The Nativity
Iacoponus

(Thirteenth Century) (Attributed to Iacoponus, the author of Stabat Mater Dolorosa). Full of beauty stood the Mother By the manger blest o'er other, Where the Little One she lays; For her inmost soul's elation, In its fervid jubilation, Thrills with ecstasy of praise.

442. Home Study Report Topics - CECREED.TXT - The Nicene Creed
Catholic Encyclopedia

As approved in amplified form at the Council of Constantinople (381) q.v., it is the profession of the Christian Faith common to the Catholic Church, to all the Eastern Churches separated from Rome, and to most of the Protestant denominations.

443. Home Study Report Topics - 01756A.TXT - The Organic Articles
Catholic Encyclopedia

A name given to a law regulating public worship, comprising 77 articles relative to Catholicism, and 44 relative to Protestantism, presented by order of Napoleon to the Tribunate and the legislative body at the same time that he made these two bodies vote on the Concordat itself. Together with the Concordat, the Organic Articles were published as a law, under the same title and the same preamble, 8 April, 1802, and the various governments in France which have since followed one another, down to 1905, have always professed to regard the Organic Articles as inseparable from the Concordat.

444. Home Study Report Topics - 11370A.TXT - The Oxford Movement
Catholic Encyclopedia

(1833-1845) A religious movement begun in 1833 by Anglican clergy at Oxford University to revitalize the Church of England by reviving certain Roman Catholic doctrines and rituals. Among its leaders were Cardinal John Henry NEWMAN, John KEBLE, and R.H. Froude.

445. Home Study Report Topics - 11370A.ZIP - The Oxford Movement
Catholic Encyclopedia

(1833-1845) A religious movement begun in 1833 by Anglican clergy at Oxford University to revitalize the Church of England by reviving certain Roman Catholic doctrines and rituals. Among its leaders were Cardinal John Henry NEWMAN, John KEBLE, and R.H. Froude.

446. Home Study Report Topics - POETLITU.TXT - The Poet of the Liturgy
Thomas J.M. Burke, S.J.

An article taken from the April 18, 1943 issue of "Orate Frates" about the poet Francis Thompson, who used the language of the liturgy and applied it to nature with an understanding that such language was not extraneous or exotic, but native to nature.

447. Home Study Report Topics - 12260A.ZIP - The Pope
Catholic Encyclopedia

The title once used with far greater latitude is at present employed solely to denote the Bishop of Rome, who, in virtue of his position as successor of St. Peter, is the chief pastor of the whole Church, the Vicar of Christ upon earth.

448. Home Study Report Topics - 12260A.TXT - The Pope
Catholic Encyclopedia

The title once used with far greater latitude is at present employed solely to denote the Bishop of Rome, who, in virtue of his position as successor of St. Peter, is the chief pastor of the whole Church, the Vicar of Christ upon earth.

449. Home Study Report Topics - HUGHCHER.TXT - The Preacher Hugh of Saint Cher: Scripture Study and the Salvation of Souls
Fr. J. M. Sullivan, O.P.

The Dominican, Hugh of Saint Cher is best known for his work in Sacred Scripture. He was one of the first members of the Order of Preachers and remains an important figure in the history of preaching.

450. Home Study Report Topics - CEREFORM.TXT - The Reformation
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. The usual term for the religious movement which made its appearance in Western Europe in the sixteenth century, and which, while ostensibly aiming at an internal renewal of the Church, really led to a great revolt against it, and an abandonment of the principal Christian beliefs.

451. Home Study Report Topics - CEREFORM.ZIP - The Reformation
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. The usual term for the religious movement which made its appearance in Western Europe in the sixteenth century, and which, while ostensibly aiming at an internal renewal of the Church, really led to a great revolt against it, and an abandonment of the principal Christian beliefs.

452. Home Study Report Topics - INDIAN1.TXT - The Religion of the North American Indians - Part 1
Christopher Dawson

Dawson discusses the religious conceptions of the Indians, the worship of animals and the cult of the animal guardian spirit in modern and prehistoric times. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Spring 1994, P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, $8.00 per year.

453. Home Study Report Topics - INDIAN2.TXT - The Religion of the North American Indians - Part 2. Dawson discusses the
Christopher Dawson

religious conceptions of the Indians, the worship of animals and the cult of the animal guardian spirit in modern and prehistoric times. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Fall 1994. PUEBLO ZUNI PLAINS

454. Home Study Report Topics - DAWRTMAN.TXT - The Rights of Man
Christopher Dawson

This article deals with some aspects of the influence of the French Revolution on the rest of Europe. Taken from the Winter 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, John J. Mulloy, Editor. DAWSON FRENCH REVOLUTION LAFAYETTE FREEMASONRY

455. Home Study Report Topics - DAWRTMAN.ZIP - The Rights of Man
Christopher Dawson

This article deals with some aspects of the influence of the French Revolution on the rest of Europe. Taken from the Winter 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, John J. Mulloy, Editor. DAWSON FRENCH REVOLUTION LAFAYETTE FREEMASONRY

456. Home Study Report Topics - SACICON.TXT - The Sacrament of Iconography
Brother Aidan

An examination of the nature, purpose and practice of iconography--the making of religious icons. This article was taken from the Fall 1996 issue of "Communio."

457. Home Study Report Topics - SACICON.ZIP - The Sacrament of Iconography
Brother Aidan

An examination of the nature, purpose and practice of iconography--the making of religious icons. This article was taken from the Fall 1996 issue of "Communio."

458. Home Study Report Topics - EC87.TXT - The Sea Slug
Unknown

One of the most intriguing mysteries among marine creatures is found in the truly remarkable sea slug.

459. Home Study Report Topics - CENICAE2.TXT - The Second Council of Nicaea
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Seventh Ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church, held in 787.

460. Home Study Report Topics - SIGJUSMR.TXT - The Significance of St. Justin Martyr
George A. Jackson

This article appeared in the Fall, 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter,' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702. The file includes selections from 'The First Apology' of St. Justin Martyr. JACKSON JUSTIN MARTYR APOLOGY DAWSON NEWSLETTER

461. Home Study Report Topics - HIAWATHA.TXT - The Song of Hiawatha
Henry W. Longfellow

The Song of Hiawatha is based on the legends and stories of many North American Indian tribes, but especially those of the Ojibway Indians of northern Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.

462. Home Study Report Topics - HIAWATHA.ZIP - The Song of Hiawatha
Henry W. Longfellow

The Song of Hiawatha is based on the legends and stories of many North American Indian tribes, but especially those of the Ojibway Indians of northern Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.

463. Home Study Report Topics - SDMUSIC.TXT - The Sound of Music
Fr. Clifford Stevens

Account of the development of musical notation by the 11th century Benedictine monk, Guido d'Arezzo, and its impact on music as we know it This article was taken from the September/October 1996 issue of "Catholic Heritage."

464. Home Study Report Topics - STARSPAN.TXT - The Star-Spangled Banner
Francis Scott Key

Francis Scott Key at Baltimore, Maryland Sept. 14, 1814, designated March 3, 1931 as the National Anthem. NATIONAL ANTHEM STAR-SPANGLED BANNER

465. Home Study Report Topics - 09134B.TXT - The System of Leibniz
Catholic Encyclopedia

Baron von Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, 1646-1716, German philosopher and mathematician. His career as a scholar embraced the physical sciences, law, history, diplomacy, and logic. Leibniz also invented the CALCULUS, concurrently with but independently of NEWTON. His philosophical writings, including Theodicy (1710) and Monadology (1714), claimed that a divine plan made this the best of all possible worlds. According to Leibniz, the basic constituents of the universe are simple substances he called monads, infinite in number, nonmaterial, and hierarchically arranged.

466. Home Study Report Topics - 09134B.ZIP - The System of Leibniz
Catholic Encyclopedia

Baron von Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, 1646-1716, German philosopher and mathematician. His career as a scholar embraced the physical sciences, law, history, diplomacy, and logic. Leibniz also invented the CALCULUS, concurrently with but independently of NEWTON. His philosophical writings, including Theodicy (1710) and Monadology (1714), claimed that a divine plan made this the best of all possible worlds. According to Leibniz, the basic constituents of the universe are simple substances he called monads, infinite in number, nonmaterial, and hierarchically arranged.

467. Home Study Report Topics - AMERLIT.TXT - The Tradition and Destiny of American Literature
Christopher Dawson

In this article taken from the 'Dawson Newsletter,' Dawson calls the barrier of language the greatest obstacle to international understanding. He says that the best way to understand the mind of another people is to read their literature. He discusses some of the American authors that reflect American culture and history. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Fall 1994. EMERSON WHITMAN THOREAU MELVILLE JAMES ADAMS

468. Home Study Report Topics - FR94303.TXT - The Tragedy of Marie Adelaide
Diane Moczar

Marie Adelaide was an extraordinary personality whose short and tragic life was spent amid revolutionary turmoil and the chaos of the Great War. She has been called both a failure and a saint, and there is evidence for both views. Diane Moczar writes a brief summary of the career of the Grand Duchess. This article appeared in the Fall 1994 issue of "Faith & Reason."

469. Home Study Report Topics - WISDOMFB.TXT - The Wisdom of Fr. Brown
G. K. Chesterton

CHESTERTON FR BROWN WISDOM FICTION

470. Home Study Report Topics - WISDOMFB.ZIP - The Wisdom of Fr. Brown
G. K. Chesterton

CHESTERTON FR BROWN WISDOM FICTION

471. Home Study Report Topics - 10047A.TXT - Theobald Mathew
Catholic Encyclopedia

Apostle of Temperance, born at Thomastown Castle, near Cashel, Tipperary, Ireland, 10 October, 1790; died at Queenstown, Cork, 8 December, 1856.

472. Home Study Report Topics - 10047A.ZIP - Theobald Mathew
Catholic Encyclopedia

Apostle of Temperance, born at Thomastown Castle, near Cashel, Tipperary, Ireland, 10 October, 1790; died at Queenstown, Cork, 8 December, 1856.

473. Home Study Report Topics - 09017B.TXT - Third Lateran Council (1179)
Catholic Encyclopedia

This Council convened by Pope Alexander III in 1179 confirmed the Peace of Venice. To preclude any possibility of another schim, it was resolved to add an amendment to the decree of 1059 on papal elections requiring a two-thirds' majority in the College of Cardinals for the valid election of a pope. It promulgated canons against simony, pluarlity of benefices, and the collation of benefices before the death of their incumbents.

474. Home Study Report Topics - CEKEMPIS.TXT - Thomas a Kempis
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. Author of the 'Imitation of Christ, born at Kempen in the Diocese of Cologne, in 1379 or 1380; died 25 July, 1471. His parents, John and Gertrude Haemerken, were of the artisan class; it is said that Gertrude kept the village school, and most probably the father worked in metals, a common calling in Kempen, whence perhaps the surname Haemerken, or Haemerlein, Latinized This article is part of the Catholic Encyclopedia Project, an effort aimed at placing t

475. Home Study Report Topics - THOMISM.TXT - Thomism
D.J. Kennedy

In a broad sense, Thomism is the name given to the system which follows the teaching of St. Thomas Aquinas in philosophical and theological questions.

476. Home Study Report Topics - THOMISM.ZIP - Thomism
D.J. Kennedy

In a broad sense, Thomism is the name given to the system which follows the teaching of St. Thomas Aquinas in philosophical and theological questions.

477. Home Study Report Topics - CETHOM.TXT - Thomism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. In a broad sense, Thomism is the name given to the system which follows the teaching of St. Thomas Aquinas in philosophical and theological questions. In a restricted sense the term is applied to a group of opinions held by a school called Thomistic, composed principally, but not exclusively, of members of the Order of St. Dominic, these same opinions being attacked by other philosophers or theologians, many of whom profess to be followers of St. Thomas.

478. Home Study Report Topics - CETHOM.ZIP - Thomism
Catholic Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia. In a broad sense, Thomism is the name given to the system which follows the teaching of St. Thomas Aquinas in philosophical and theological questions. In a restricted sense the term is applied to a group of opinions held by a school called Thomistic, composed principally, but not exclusively, of members of the Order of St. Dominic, these same opinions being attacked by other philosophers or theologians, many of whom profess to be followers of St. Thomas.

479. Home Study Report Topics - 14736D.TXT - Tintern Abbey
Catholic Encyclopedia

This abbey, in Monmouthshire, England, was founded in 1131 by Walter de Clare for Cistercian monks, who came from the Abbey of Aumone, in the Diocese of Chartres.

480. Home Study Report Topics - TOLFAIR.HTM - Tolkien and the Fairy Story
J. Reilly

In the eucatastrophe of the fairy story lies an echo of evangelium in the real world through which it becomes a vehicle for religious truth. This article appeared in the Spring 1963 issue of Thought: A Review of Culture and Idea.

481. Home Study Report Topics - 15006B.TXT - Tradition and Living Magisterium
Catholic Encyclopedia

I. The existence of Divine traditions not contained in Holy Scripture, and the Divine institution of the living magisterium to defend and transmit revealed truth and the prerogative of this magisterium; II. The relation of Scripture to the living magisterium, and of the living magisterium to Scripture; III. The proper mode of existence of revealed truth in the mind of the Church and the way to recognize this truth; IV. The organization and exercise of the living magisterium; its precise role in the defence and transmission of revealed truth; its limits, and modes of action; V. The identity of revealed truth in the varieties of formulas, systematization, and dogmatic development; the identity of faith in the Church and through the variations of theology.

482. Home Study Report Topics - 15006B.ZIP - Tradition and Living Magisterium
Catholic Encyclopedia

I. The existence of Divine traditions not contained in Holy Scripture, and the Divine institution of the living magisterium to defend and transmit revealed truth and the prerogative of this magisterium; II. The relation of Scripture to the living magisterium, and of the living magisterium to Scripture; III. The proper mode of existence of revealed truth in the mind of the Church and the way to recognize this truth; IV. The organization and exercise of the living magisterium; its precise role in the defence and transmission of revealed truth; its limits, and modes of action; V. The identity of revealed truth in the varieties of formulas, systematization, and dogmatic development; the identity of faith in the Church and through the variations of theology.

483. Home Study Report Topics - 15013A.TXT - Traditionalism
Catholic Encyclopedia

An article on the philosophical system which makes tradition the supreme criterion and rule of certitude.

484. Home Study Report Topics - 15014A.TXT - Traducianism
Catholic Encyclopedia

An article about the doctrine that, in the process of generation, the human spiritual soul is transmitted to the offspring by the parents.

485. Home Study Report Topics - 15018A.TXT - Transept
Catholic Encyclopedia

A rectangular space inserted between the apse and nave in the early Christian basilica.

486. Home Study Report Topics - CETRNSFG.HTM - Transfiguration
Catholic Encyclopedia

A short article on the Transfiguration of Christ referring to Scripture and Tradition.

487. Home Study Report Topics - KILMER.TXT - Trees and Other Poems
Joyce Kilmer

American Catholic poet -- 1886-1918 born in New Brunswick, N.J. He is known chiefly for his poem "Trees," in Trees and Other Poems (1914).

488. Home Study Report Topics - KILMER.ZIP - Trees and Other Poems
Joyce Kilmer

American Catholic poet -- 1886-1918 born in New Brunswick, N.J. He is known chiefly for his poem "Trees," in Trees and Other Poems (1914).

489. Home Study Report Topics - 15073A.TXT - Truth
Catholic Encyclopedia

An article which covers truth as a relation which holds (1) between the knower and the known -- Logical Truth; (2) between the knower and the outward expression which he gives to his knowledge -- Moral Truth; and (3) between the thing itself, as it exists, and the idea of it, as conceived by God -- Ontological Truth.

490. Home Study Report Topics - 15073A.ZIP - Truth
Catholic Encyclopedia

An article which covers truth as a relation which holds (1) between the knower and the known -- Logical Truth; (2) between the knower and the outward expression which he gives to his knowledge -- Moral Truth; and (3) between the thing itself, as it exists, and the idea of it, as conceived by God -- Ontological Truth.

491. Home Study Report Topics - 15772A.TXT - Ulrich Zwingli
Catholic Encyclopedia

(Also, Huldreich) Founder of the Reformation in Switzerland, born at Wildhaus in Switzerland, 1 January, 1484; died 11 October, 1531.

492. Home Study Report Topics - US_CONST.TXT - United States Constitution
Congress

June 1788 UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION

493. Home Study Report Topics - US_CONST.ZIP - United States Constitution
Congress

June 1788 UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION

494. Home Study Report Topics - CEURBORB.TXT - Urbi et Orbi
Catholic Encyclopedia

The term Urbi et Orbi (which means "for the city and for the world") signifies that a papal document is addressed not only to the City of Rome but to the entire Catholic world.

495. Home Study Report Topics - CEBEADS.TXT - Use of Beads at Prayers
Catholic Encyclopedia

Beads variously strung together, according to the kind, order, and number of prayers in certain forms of devotion, are in common use among Catholics as an expedient to ensure a right count of the parts occurring in more or less frequent repetition. Made of materials ranging from common wood or natural berries to costly metals a precious stones, they may be blessed, as they are in most cases, with prayer and holy water, thereby becoming sacramentals.

496. Home Study Report Topics - 15241C.TXT - Utilitarianism
Catholic Encyclopedia

A modern form of the Hedonistic ethical theory which teaches that the end of human conduct is happiness, and that consequently the discriminating norm which distinguishes conduct into right and wrong is pleasure and pain. John Stuart Mill is one of its most distinguished advocates.

497. Home Study Report Topics - 15387A.TXT - Vestibule (Porch)
Catholic Encyclopedia

A hall projecting in front of the façade of a church, found from the fifth century both in the East and the West.

498. Home Study Report Topics - VIRGIL.TXT - Virgil & the Ancient World
Theodore Haecker

Taken from the Winter 1993 issue of 'The Dawson Newsletter' P.O. Box 332, Fayetteville, AR 72702, John J. Mulloy, Editor. VIRGIL HAECKER PLATO

499. Home Study Report Topics - 15505A.TXT - Voluntarism
Catholic Encyclopedia

A theory which explains the universe as emanating ultimately from some form of will. In a broader psychological sense, the term is applied to any theory which gives prominence to will (in opposition to intellect).

500. Home Study Report Topics - 15511A.TXT - Vows
Catholic Encyclopedia

A vow is defined as a (binding) promise made to God. This file covers: I. General View; II. Moral and Theological Considerations; III. Canonical Aspect; IV. The Vow of Chastity; and V. Historical Views.

501. Home Study Report Topics - 15511A.ZIP - Vows
Catholic Encyclopedia

A vow is defined as a (binding) promise made to God. This file covers: I. General View; II. Moral and Theological Considerations; III. Canonical Aspect; IV. The Vow of Chastity; and V. Historical Views.

502. Home Study Report Topics - 15527B.TXT - Waldenses
Catholic Encyclopedia

An heretical sect which appeared in the second half of the twelfth century and, in a considerably modified form, has survived to the present day.

503. Home Study Report Topics - 15532A.TXT - Wales
Catholic Encyclopedia

The western portion of Great Britain which lies between the Irish Sea and the River Dee on the north, the counties (or portions of counties) of Chester, Salop, Hereford, and Gloucester on the east, the estuary of the Severn on the southeast, the Bristol Channel on the south, and St. George's Channel on the west.

504. Home Study Report Topics - 15532A.ZIP - Wales
Catholic Encyclopedia

The western portion of Great Britain which lies between the Irish Sea and the River Dee on the north, the counties (or portions of counties) of Chester, Salop, Hereford, and Gloucester on the east, the estuary of the Severn on the southeast, the Bristol Channel on the south, and St. George's Channel on the west.

505. Home Study Report Topics - SHAKCATH.TXT - Was Shakespeare A Catholic?
Unknown

What influenced Shakespeare's writing? Was it Catholicism or Protestantism? This article, taken from the July 1854 issue of the "Rambler", provides an insight.

506. Home Study Report Topics - SHAKCATH.ZIP - Was Shakespeare A Catholic?
Unknown

What influenced Shakespeare's writing? Was it Catholicism or Protestantism? This article, taken from the July 1854 issue of the "Rambler", provides an insight.

507. Home Study Report Topics - WASHFARE.TXT - Washington's Farewell Address
George Washington

September 17, 1796 WASHINGTON FAREWELL ADDRESS

508. Home Study Report Topics - 15569A.TXT - Way of the Cross
Catholic Encyclopedia

(Also called Stations of the Cross, Via Crucis, and Via Dolorosa). These names are used to signify either a series of pictures or tableaux representing certain scenes in the Passion of Christ, each corresponding to a particular incident, or the special form of devotion connected with such representations.

509. Home Study Report Topics - 14417A.TXT - West Syrian Rite
Catholic Encyclopedia

The rite used by the Jacobite sect in Syria and by the Catholic Syrians.

510. Home Study Report Topics - HERESY1.TXT - What is A Heresy?
Hilaire Belloc

Taken from the Chapter One of the book, 'The Great Heresies.' BELLOC HERESY

511. Home Study Report Topics - HERESY6.TXT - What Was the Reformation?
Hilaire Belloc

Chapter Six of the book, 'The Great Heresies.' BELLOC REFORMATION HERESY PROTESTANT

512. Home Study Report Topics - HERESY6.ZIP - What Was the Reformation?
Hilaire Belloc

Chapter Six of the book, 'The Great Heresies.' BELLOC REFORMATION HERESY PROTESTANT

513. Home Study Report Topics - SON19.TXT - When I Consider How my Light is Spent
John Milton

SONNET XIX Written after Milton was blind, contains the line: "They also serve who only stand and wait."

514. Home Study Report Topics - FR89102.TXT - Who Lost China?
Anne W. Carroll

In this thought provoking article, Anne Carroll examines the U.S. policy towards Nationalist China during the Chinese Civil War. She carefully reveals as a result of her historical research a serious lack of vision on the part of U.S. policy makers. It is an important study which points the way towards a sounder American policy in the future.This article was taken from the Spring 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

515. Home Study Report Topics - FR89102.ZIP - Who Lost China?
Anne W. Carroll

In this thought provoking article, Anne Carroll examines the U.S. policy towards Nationalist China during the Chinese Civil War. She carefully reveals as a result of her historical research a serious lack of vision on the part of U.S. policy makers. It is an important study which points the way towards a sounder American policy in the future.This article was taken from the Spring 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

516. Home Study Report Topics - 15653B.TXT - Windows in Church Architecture
Catholic Encyclopedia

From the beginning Christian churches, in contrast to the ancient temples, were intended to be places for the assembling of the faithful. The temperament of the people of the East and of the South where Christian houses of worship first appeared, required the admission of much light by large openings in the walls, that is, by windows. Discusses the Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque styles.

517. Home Study Report Topics - CEAUGWRK.HTM - Works of St. Augustine
Catholic Encyclopedia

An article from the Catholic Encyclopedia (1913) summarizing the writings of St. Augustine by character and purpose. THEOLOGY SERMONS SCRIPTURE MORAL DOGMA APOLOGY PASTORAL PREACHING

518. Home Study Report Topics - 15756B.TXT - Zeno of Elea
Catholic Encyclopedia

Greek philosopher, born at Elea, about 490 B.C.