Brown, S.S., Raymond, Fitzmyer, S.J., and Murphy, O.Carm., Roland, (1990). The New Jerome Biblical Commentary. Prentice Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
- (1970). The New World Dictionary-Concordance to the New American Bible. World Bible Publishers.
For English translations of Vatican Council II documents:
Abbott, S.J., Walter, (1966). The Documents of Vatican II. The America Press, New York City, New York.
Flannery, O.P., Austin, (1981). Vatican Council II: The Conciliar and Post Conciliar Documents. Costello Publishing Co., Northport, New York.
For biblical references as bases for Catholic theology and belief:
Nicolau, S.J., M., and Salaverri, S.J., J., (1958). Sacrae Theologiae Summa, 4th Ed., Biblioteca De Autores Cristianos, Matriti.
Schreck, Alan (1984). Catholic and Christian: An Explanation of Commonly Misunderstood Catholic Beliefs. Servant Books, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Boudreau, Albert H., (1983). The Born-Again Catholic. Living Flame Press, Locust Valley, New York.
For the Fathers of the Church and their teachings:
Roberts, D.D., Alexander, and Donaldson, LL.D., James, (1975). The Ante-Nicene Fathers: The Writings of the Fathers Down to A.D. 325. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Willis, S.J., John, (1966). The Teachings of the Church Fathers. Herder and Herder, New York.
For the teachings of the ecumenical councils:
Clarkson, S.J., John, Edwards, S.J., John, Kelly, S.J., and Welch, S.J., John, (1962). The Church Teaches: Documents of the Church in English Translation. Herder and Herder, St. Louis, Missouri.
For explanation of general Catholic teaching:
United States Catholic Conference of Bishops, (1994). Catechism of the Catholic Church (English Translation). William H. Sadlier, Inc., New York.
For the genealogy of Christian communities:
Walton, Robert C. (1986). Chronological and Background Charts of Church History. Academie Books, Grand Rapids, MI.
For general historical facts:
Bram, L., Phillips, R., and Dickey, N., (Eds.), (1983). Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia. Funk & Wagnalls, New York.
Leith, J. H., (Ed.), (1982). Creeds of the Churches: A Reader in Christian Doctrine from the Bible to the Present, (3rd edition). John Knox Press, Atlanta, GA.
Kelly, J.N.D. (1989). The Oxford Dictionary of the Popes. Oxford University Press, New York.
Livingstone, E.A. (Ed.) (1990). The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. Oxford University Press, New York.
Schreck, A. (1987). The Compact History of the Catholic Church. Servant Books, Ann Arbor, MI.
Chadwick, H. (1986). The Early Church. Dorset Press, New York.
Bettenson, H. (1967). Documents of the Christian Church, (2nd ed.). Oxford University Press, New York.
Most, W. C. (1986). Catholic Apologetics Today: Answers to Modern Critics. TAN Books and Publishers, Inc., Rockford, IL.
Glenn, P. J. (1980). Apologetics: A Philosophic Defense and Explanation of the Catholic Religion. TAN Books and Publishers, Inc., Rockford, IL.
Paris, C. W. (1971). Biblical Catechetics after Vatican I. The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN.
Neuhaus, R. J. (1987). The Catholic Moment: The Paradox of the Church in the Postmodern World. Harper & Row, San Francisco, CA.
Fournier, K. (1990). Evangelical Catholics, Thomas Nelson Publishers, Nashville, TN.
By Paul Flanagan and Robert Schihl.
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