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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


An Epic Tale for Modern Times: An Introduction

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/9780520221369.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces the Sacred Heart of Jesus, or the Sacré-Coeur, a religious order that dates back to the reign of King Louis XIV. It begins with a narration of the author's visit to the ... More


Prefiguration: Marseille and the Sacred Heart

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/9780520221369.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the role of religion in the plague that hit Marseille in 1720. The plague was carried there by the merchant vessel the Grand Saint-Antoine. The chapter studies the holy men and ... 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


A Vision Captured in Mosaic

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/9780520221369.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the mosaic found in the church, which was the main work of art within the basilica. It covers about 375 meters, and recounts in pictures the saga of the Sacred Heart and ... More


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