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Christian Ethics Bioethics & Medical Ethics

Canon Law

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Sourcebooks

Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2nd edition. (USCC)
Reference BXZ 1959.3 .E5 C38 2000

Dictionary of Christian Ethics (Westminster Press)
Reference BJ 63 .M3

Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society. P.B. Clarke & A. Linzey, eds. (Routledge)
Reference BJ 63 .D53 1996

Dictionary of Moral Theology. Pietro Palazzini, ed. Henry J. Yannone, Translator, (Newman Press)
Reference BJ 1249 .R723 1962

Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy. (Scarecrow Press)
Reference BXZ 1753 .E595 2007

Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics. James Hastings, Editor.First published in 1909, but still worth consulting.
Reference BL 31 .E44

Encyclopedia of Ethics. L. Becker, C. Becker, eds. (Routledge)
Reference BJ 63 .E45 2001

New Dictionary of Catholic Social Thought. (Liturgical Press)
Reference BXZ 1753 .N497 1994

New Dictionary of Christian Ethics and Pastoral Theology.  David J. Atkinson, et al Editors. (IVP) See also: Pastoral Theology
Reference BJ 1199 .N495 1995

Official Catholic Teachings: Love and Sexuality (Consortium Books)
Reference BXZ 2250 .L66 1978

Official Catholic Teachings: Social Justice (Consortium Books)
Reference BXZ 1753 .S625 1978

Readings in Christian Ethics: A Historical Sourcebook. J.P. Wogaman and D.M. Strong, editors. (Westminster John Knox Press)
Reference BJ 1201 .R42 1996

Sources of Christian Ethics, The. (CUA Press)
Reference BJ 1249 .P5613 1995

Westminster Dictionary of Christian Ethics
Reference BJ 1199 .W47 1986

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Familia et Vita
Human Development
Human Life Review
Journal of Catholic Legal Studies
Journal of Catholic Social Thought
Journal of Religious Ethics
Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal
Linacre Quarterly
Listening: Journal of Communication, Ethics, Religion and Culture
Social Compass
Studia Moralia

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Internet Resources

Moral Theology - Compiled by Elizabeth T. Knuth (College of St. Benedict, St. Johns University)

Bibliographies on Theology and Ethics - Compiled by Charles Bellinger

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Bioethics and Medical Ethics

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Sourcebooks

Encyclopedia of Bioethics. Warren Thomas Reich, Editor in Chief. (Macmillan)
Reference QH 334 .E52 1995

Source Book in Bioethics: A Documentary History. (Georgetown University Press)
Reference R 724 .S599 1998

Dictionary of Medical Ethics. New Revised Edition. 1981
Reference R 724 .D53 1981

Bibliography of Bioethics. 35 volumes. (Kennedy Institute of Ethics)
Reference Z 6675 .E8 B53

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Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics
Christian Bioethics
Hastings Center Report
Issues in Law and Medicine
Journal of Medical Humanities
Journal of Religion and Health
Medical Ethics Advisor
National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly

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Internet Resource

The Hastings Center
“…nonpartisan research institution dedicated to bioethics"

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Canon Law

Codes, Handbooks, Constitutions, Commentaries.

1917 Pio-Benedictine Code of Canon Law. Ignatius Press.
Reference KBU 2210 .C38 2001

Canon Law Digest
Reference BXZ 1935 .B6

Canon Law Letter & Spirit, The: A Practical Guide to the Code of Canon Law. Liturgical Press
Reference KBG .C322 1995

Church Property, Church Finances, and Church-Related Corporations. A Canon Law Handbook. Adam J. Maida, Nicholas P. Cafardi. Catholic Health Association.
Reference KBG 1984

Code of Canon Law Annotated. Midwest Theological Forum.
Reference KBU2212 .C3813 2004

Code of Canon Law Latin-English. CLSA.
Reference BXZ 1935 .C35 1983

Code of Canon Law, The: A Text and Commentary. Paulist Press.
Reference KBG 1985

Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches, Latin-English Edition. CLSA.
KBG .C321 2001

Codex Iuris Canonici
KBU 2212 .A52 1983

Dictionnaire de Droit Canonique
Reference BX 1936 .D5

Eastern Catholic Church Law. Revised Edition. Pospishil, Victor. St. Maron Pub.
KBG .P64 1996

Eastern Catholic Churches Constitution and Governance. St. Maron Pub.
KBG .F32 1992

Exegetical Commentary on the Code of Canon Law. Midwest Theological Forum
Reference KBU2212 .C65513 2004

Handbook on Canons 573-746, A. J. White et Al., editors. Liturgical Press
Reference KBG 1985

Index to the Code of Canon Law in English Translation. Collins.

New Commentary on the Code of Canon Law.
Reference BXZ 1935 .N49 2000

Rotal Anthology: an annotated index of rotal decisions from 1971 to 1988. CLSA
KBG .R63 1992 

Selected Issues in Religious Law.  Patrick J. Cogan, editor. CLSA
KBG .S4 1997

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Proceedings, Advisory Opinions, Roman Replies

CLSA Advisory Opinions

Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the Canon Law Society of America

Roman Replies and CLSA Opinions

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Canon Law Information

For articles in Canon Law go to:

ATLAS (database for SHU students and faculty only)

Canon Law Abstracts (journal)


Emphemerides Theologicae Lovanienses - Elenchus Bibliographicus

Ius Ecclesiae

The Jurist (journal)

Monitor Ecclesiasticus


Studia Canonica

Acts of the Holy See:

Acta Apostolicae Sedis (journal)

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