Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France: The Clerical Establishment and Its Social Ramification by John McManners, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France: The Clerical Establishment and Its Social Ramification

Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France: The Clerical Establishment and Its Social Ramification

by John McManners
     
 

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Volume 1 describes the relations of Church and State, the wealth of the Church, and its role in national life from Versailles to the scaffold. Dioceses, parishes, and the monastic structure are presented in detail, and the vocation and life-style of the clergy as in mesh with every aspect of social living.

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Volume 1 describes the relations of Church and State, the wealth of the Church, and its role in national life from Versailles to the scaffold. Dioceses, parishes, and the monastic structure are presented in detail, and the vocation and life-style of the clergy as in mesh with every aspect of social living.

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"John McManners...has produced a fine book, a book to be pondered, not only for what it says about the Church in eighteenth-century France, but for what it tells us about history in general, history and the human condition."—Times Literary Supplement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198270034
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/23/1999
Series:
Oxford History of the Christian Church Series
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.80(d)

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Very big author. This is his magnum opus, the culmination of 40 years work.

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