Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France: Volume 2: The Religion of the People and the Politics of Religion

Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France: Volume 2: The Religion of the People and the Politics of Religion

by John McManners
     
 

In this second volume of McManner's magnum opus, the author explores the relations of Church and State: the wealth of the clergy and their payment of taxation, and their role in the official life of the nation, in the Court at Versailles, in the army and navy, in collaboration with the police, and on the scaffold. He details throughout the tensions within the

Overview

In this second volume of McManner's magnum opus, the author explores the relations of Church and State: the wealth of the clergy and their payment of taxation, and their role in the official life of the nation, in the Court at Versailles, in the army and navy, in collaboration with the police, and on the scaffold. He details throughout the tensions within the Church establishment and between clergy and laity, arriving at their denouement in the final description of the descent of the reign of Louis XVI towards the Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198269632
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/05/1998
Series:
Oxford History of the Christian Church Series
Pages:
880
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.10(d)
Lexile:
1520L (what's this?)

Meet the Author


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

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