By Brian Sudlow

This publication is the 1st comparative research of its style to discover at size the French and English Catholic literary revivals of the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries. It compares person and societal secularisation in France and England and examines how French and English Catholic writers understood and contested secular mores, ideologies and praxis, within the person, societal and non secular domain names. It additionally addresses the level to which a few Catholic writers succumbed to the seduction of secular instincts, even sarcastically in topics that are thought of to be emblematic of Catholic literature. The breadth of this e-book will make it an invaluable consultant for college students wishing to familiarize yourself with a variety of such writings in France and England in this interval. it's going to additionally entice researchers drawn to Catholic literary and highbrow background in France and England, theologians, philosophers and scholars of the sociology of religion.

Show description

Read or Download Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914 PDF

Best catholicism books

Gott ist kein Christ: Mein Engagement für Toleranz und Gerechtigkeit (German Edition)

Kraftvoll, leidenschaftlich und provokativ äußert sich Erzbischof Desmond Tutu zu kontroversen politischen, sozialen und religiösen Themen und zeigt, dass faith und Gesellschaft in diesen schwierigen Zeiten untrennbar verknüpft sind. Das Buch resümiert Tutus lebenslanges Engagement für Vergebung und Gerechtigkeit, Toleranz und Respekt unter den Religionen und den Wert der Menschenrechte.

On the Priesthood: Classic and Contemporary Texts

Controversy concerning the Catholic priesthood is not anything new. similar to laity, monks (including bishops and popes) have continually been sinners. a few clergymen, like a few laity, have brought on grave scandal during the 2000-year background of the Church. questions come up from this truth. Why did Jesus Christ identify a ministerial priesthood for his Church, if the priesthood could occasionally reason scandal—what did he intend for the priesthood?

The European Union and the Catholic Church: Political Theology of European Integration (Central and Eastern European Perspectives on International Relations)

Because the first finished monograph at the relatives among the Catholic Church and the eu Union, this e-book comprises either a close old assessment of the political ties among the 2 advanced associations and a theoretical research in their normative orders and mutual interactions.

Unleashing the Power of Scripture: A Guide for Catholics

In his interesting and interesting variety, Mark Hart (also referred to as "The Bible Geek") indicates readers why Scripture could be crucial to our lifestyles with the Lord. after we turn into immersed in Scripture, he says, we permit it now not the secular tradition to shape our minds and hearts. within the tale of the Bible, we discover our personal tale as we find how a lot God loves us and wishes to avoid wasting us and stay between us.

Additional resources for Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.05 of 5 – based on 26 votes