What is the Index? / Redmond A. Burke, C.S.V., Ph.D.

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Author / Creator:Burke, Redmond Ambrose, 1914- author.
Imprint:Milwaukee : The Bruce Publishing Company, [1952]
Description:x, 129 pages ; 21 cm
Subject:Index librorum prohibitorum.
Index librorum prohibitorum.
Index librorum prohibitorum.
Index librorum prohibitorum.
Index librorum prohibitorum
Index librorum prohibitorum.
Prohibited books.
Prohibited books -- Bibliography.
Livres prohibés.
Livres prohibés -- Bibliographie.
Prohibited books.
Christliche Ethik
Christliche Ethik.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2251827
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Notes:A Revision of the author's thesis, Graduate Library School, University of Chicago.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-123).
Summary:Director of Libraries of De Paul University presents the Catholic Church's attitude toward books and reading. Contains a list of writers or specific works the reading of which is restricted to varying degrees.
Other form:Online version: Burke, Redmond Ambrose, 1914- What is the Index? Milwaukee, Bruce [1952]
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Historical background
  • 2. Censorship of books in advance of publication
  • 3. Condemnation of published books
  • 4. General classes of forbidden literature
  • 5. Methods of examining books by the Congregation of the Holy Office
  • 6. Index of forbidden books
  • 7. Penalties for violations of book regulations
  • 8. Permission to read forbidden books
  • 9. Promotion of reading.