Stravinskas, Peter M. J.

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STRAVINSKAS, Peter M. J. American, b. 1950. Genres: Theology/ Religion, Inspirational/Motivational Literature. Career: Educator and author. Teacher and administrator for Catholic educational institutions; Catholic Answer, founding editor; Newman House Press, Scranton Diocesan Oratory of St. Philip Neri, Mount Pocono, PA, founder and provost; Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, adjunct professor of education; Holy Apostles Seminary, Cromwell, CT, adjunct professor of education and classics; Casperson Graduate School, Drew University, Madison, NJ, adjunct professor of humanities. Has conducted retreats and lectured at dioceses in the United States and abroad. Publications: (with R.A. McBain) The Church after the Council: A Primer for Adults, 1975; Catholic Education: A New Dawn?, 1977; The Catholic Response, 1985, revised, 2001; Essentials of Religious Life Today, 1987; The Catholic Church and the Bible, 1987, 2nd ed, 1996; (with H. Dieterich) Understanding the Sacraments: A Guide for Prayer and Study, 1989; The Bible and the Mass: Understanding the Scriptural Basis of the Liturgy, 1989, rev ed, 2000; The Catholic Answer Book (annual), 1990- 1998; (with L. Klenicki) A Catholic Jewish Encounter, 1994; A Tour of the Catholic Catechism, 1996; Mary and the Fundamentalist Challenge, 1998; Priestly Celibacy: Its Scriptural, Historical, Spiritual, and Psychological Roots, 2001; Advent Meditations: Helps to "Wait in Joyful Hope," 2001; Salvation Outside the Church?, 2002. EDITOR: Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Dictionary, 1993, rev ed, 2002; Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Encyclopedia, rev ed, 1998; The Catholic Answer Book of Mary, 2000. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Our Sunday Visitor Press, 200 Noll Plz., Huntington, IN 46750, U.S.A.

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