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James F. McMillan

in Political Catholicism in Europe, 1918–1965

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203193
eISBN:
9780191675775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203193.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses political Catholicism in France. At the beginning of the 20th century, the great majority of French Catholics were conservatives of one hue or another. But between the end of ... More


The Clash of Cultures: French Catholicism and British Protestantism in Eighteenth-Century Canada (1720–1800)

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes the quite different history of the churches in Canada. During the 18th century, the struggle between Catholic France and Protestant Britain for political control of Canada was ... More


France and the Cult of the Sacred Heart: An Epic Tale for Modern Times

Raymond Jonas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221369
eISBN:
9780520924017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221369.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the little-known story of the Sacré-Coeur, or Sacred Heart. The highest point in Paris and a celebrated tourist destination, the white-domed basilica of Sacré-Coeur on Montmartre is a ... More


Prologue: The Fire and the Ashes

Joseph Bergin

in Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book examines the fog of confrontation, propaganda, and war that has always made it extremely difficult for historians to “see” French Catholicism and its condition in isolation from the ... More


Paul Valéry and French Catholicism:: Recognizing the Context of Renewal

Paul Gifford

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Paul Gifford’s chapter shines the spotlight on Paul Valéry as a precious witness to French Catholicism of the interwar period. Although an agnostic and skeptic, Valéry was deeply exercised by “divine ... More


A Modern Magdalene Seeks Forgiveness

Raymond Jonas

in France and the Cult of the Sacred Heart: An Epic Tale for Modern Times

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221369
eISBN:
9780520924017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221369.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is about French Catholicism, which was an intensely visual faith during the nineteenth century. It takes a look at the construction of the Sacré-Coeur, including the problems that were ... More


Messiaen and Ernest Hello: Abyss, Alleluia, and Amen (Visions de l’Amen)

Richard D. E Burton and Roger Nichols

in Olivier Messiaen: Texts, Contexts, and Intertexts (1937–1948)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190277949
eISBN:
9780190277963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277949.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Burton places Visions de l’Amen in the context of Catholic writers, not only of Ernest Hello himself, but also of men such as Ernest Renan, Henri Lacordaire, Paul Claudel, Charles Péguy, and, ... More


Olivier Messiaen: Texts, Contexts, and Intertexts (1937–1948)

Richard D E Burton

Roger Nichols (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190277949
eISBN:
9780190277963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277949.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Professor Burton’s approach to nine early works of Olivier Messiaen is not that of a musicologist, but is based on a deep knowledge and understanding of the tradition and writings of French ... More


The Appellant Agitation and the Kingdom of France

Peter Lake and Michael Questier

in All Hail to the Archpriest: Confessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840343
eISBN:
9780191875922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840343.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

A significant section of the English Catholic community had traditionally looked to the French court and the French national Church for patronage and intellectual validation. During the wars of ... More


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