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
     
 

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Volume 2 concerns the religion of the people from religious practice and the routines of official devotion to 'popular religion' in all its aspects, from confraternities and pilgrimages to the dark margins of superstition. There is a section on morals, the confessional, commercial morality, sexual passion, and the theatre. Finally, two extended sections, one on… See more details below

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Volume 2 concerns the religion of the people from religious practice and the routines of official devotion to 'popular religion' in all its aspects, from confraternities and pilgrimages to the dark margins of superstition. There is a section on morals, the confessional, commercial morality, sexual passion, and the theatre. Finally, two extended sections, one on the great Jesuit-Jansenist struggle incorporated in the feuds of Crown and Parlement, the other on the role of the Church in relations with the religious minorities -- Protestants and Jews.

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ISBN-13:
9780198270041
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/23/1999
Series:
Oxford History of the Christian Church Series
Pages:
880
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.80(d)

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