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Marguerite Bourgeoys And the Congregation of Notre Dame, 1665-1700 (McGill-Queens Studies in the History of Religion)
Marguerite Bourgeoys And the Congregation of Notre Dame, 1665-1700 (McGill-Queens Studies in the History of Religion) Patricia Simpson 0773529705 9780773529700 Marguerite Bourgeoys (1620-1700) was canonized in 1982. Patricia Simps
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Marguerite Bourgeoys And the Congregation of Notre Dame, 1665-1700 (McGill-Queens Studies in the History of Religion) by Patricia Simpson

Marguerite Bourgeoys (1620-1700) was canonized in 1982. Patricia Simpson goes beyond myth and hagiography to explore Bourgeoyss dream of establishing a radically new religious community of women, recounting her thirty-year struggle to obtain official recognition for the Congregation of Notre Dame. Simpson shows that the order faced great resistance from the male church hierarchy despite the fact that the pioneer society depended on the work of the Congregation. The order was particularly important in assuming the guardianship of many

Author: Patricia Simpson

Language: English

Edition: annotated edition

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 320

Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press

Publication Date: 2005-12-12

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ISBN: 0773529705


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