"Edited by Michael Glazier and Monika K. Hellwig".
Includes bibliographical references.
"Vatican II bequeathed to us new hopes, new dreams, new challenges; but above all, it gifted us with a fresh vision of the Church as a pilgrim people. This volume is an attempt to give a succinct and contemporary view of the beliefs, practices, and history of this people. .... Over 1,300 cross-referenced entries cover a wide range of subjects. .... also includes over two hundred illustrations ... A full-colour sixteen-page section depicts the life of Jesus in sacred art from the tenth century to the present". -- front dust jacket blurb.
Contents: List of entries -- Preface Michael Glazier [and] Monika K. Hellwig -- Acknowledgements / M.G., M.K.H. -- Abbreviations [from "Abbess" to "Zurbaran, Francisco"] -- Entries -- Contributors -- List of Illustrations.
Hellwig, Monika K. (Monika Konrad Hildegard), 1929-2005