Item description for Jansenism: Catholic Resistance to Authority from the Reformation to the French Revolution (Studies in European History) by William Doyle...
Jansenism, and the theology of Cornelius Jansen, powerfully infused French political life from the mid-17th century to the revolution 150 years later. It influenced the Enlightenment, the development of French constitutional thinking, the destruction of the Jesuits, and the modernization of the Catholic Church. This book explains why Jansenism was so important, recreates the religious and intellectual world which fostered it, and examines the critical issues which led to the French Revolution.
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Studio: Palgrave Macmillan
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.68" Width: 5.58" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Jan 30, 2000
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN 0312226764 ISBN13 9780312226763
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More About William Doyle
WILLIAM DOYLE is Professor of History at the University of Bristol and a Fellow of the British Academy.
William Doyle was born in 1942.
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William Doyle on Jansenism Sep 1, 2007
This is an excellent short but detailed introduction to Jansenism. In only 90 pages of narrative Doyle deals with the various manifestations of Jansenism in Europe, not merely France and the Low Countries, with many gems of detail not easily found elsewhere, such as biographical data on French Appellant Bishops. First class and highly recommended, and an encouragement to further research.