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James F. Kenney on early Irish history as a field of research by American students
On the last day of 1930, James F. Kenney (author of the famous Sources for the Early History of Ireland) issued a clarion call to scholars in America to take up the study of early Irish history, and presented an agenda of ...
Namur Citadel, 1695: A Case Study in Allied Siege Tactics
(SAGE Publications, 2011)
Year after year Louis XIV's armies thrust through Brabant in the eastern part of the Spanish Netherlands, the biggest theatre of the Nine Years' War (1689-97). These thrusts followed the general line of the rivers Sambre ...
'Fathers, Leaders, Kings': episcopacy and episcopal reform in the seventeenth-century French School
(Taylor & Francis, 2002)
In their drive to ‘sanctify’ the clergy, seventeenth-century French clerical reformers developed highly sophisticated and influential theologies of both priesthood and episcopacy. This article traces the development of the ...
Making Bishops in Tridentine France: The Episcopal Ideal of Jean-Pierre Camus
(Cambridge University Press, 2003-05-13)
The experience of Jean-Pierre Camus, a reforming bishop in seventeenth-century France, highlights the problematic ambivalences present within French Catholic reform after the Council of Trent: the persistent tensions between ...
Irish entrants to the Congregation of the Mission, 1625-60
(Saint Patrick's College Maynooth & NUI Maynooth, 2009)
[No abstract available]
Slavery on the frontier: the report of a French missionary on mid-seventeenth-century Tunis
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
This document is a report sent in 1654 by Jean Le Vacher, member of the Congregation of the Mission, vicar apostolic of the Holy See and acting French consul in Tunis, to the cardinals of the Congregation for the Propagation ...
Revisiting sacred propaganda: the Holy Bishop in the seventeenth-century Jansenist quarrel
(Taylor & Francis, 2004)
In the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, prelates such as Borromeo of Milan and de Sales of Geneva, began to reinvigorate this hierarchical office, offering models of episcopal government, discipline and pastorate ...
Vincent de Paul as mentor
(Vincentian Studies Institute of the United States, 2008)
In September 1626, Vincent de Paul and three companions signed an act of association that described the common work that they had been performing over a period of several years and presented a promisE' from each man that ...
A Catholic model of martyrdom in the Post-Reformation era: the Bishop in Seventeenth-Century France
(Taylor & Francis, 2005)
By the seventeenth century, episcopal martyrdom was an established reality and ideal throughout the Catholic church. Bishops could pay homage to the celebrated prelates of the early church who had gone bravely to their ...
Vincent de Paul: The principles and practices of government, 1625-60
(Vincentian Studies Institute of the United States, 2009)
[No abstract available]