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Unnatural Frenchmen : the politics of priestly celibacy and marriage, 1720-1815

Author: E Claire Cage
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the divisive issue of clerical celibacy in Enlightenment and revolutionary France, looking at how it shaped religious politics, the lived experience of French clerics, and gendered citizenship. Drawing on a wide base of printed and archival material, including thousands of letters that married priests wrote to the Pope, historian Claire Cage highlights individual as well as ideological struggles.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Claire Cage
ISBN: 9780813937120 0813937124
OCLC Number: 898087524
Description: x, 238 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Clerical celibacy from early Christianity to the Ancien Régime --
An unnatural state: the clerical celibacy controversy in Enlightenment France --
Priests into citizens: clerical marriage during the early Revolution, 1789-1793 --
A social crime: clerical celibacy from the Terror to Napoleon --
Married priests in the Napoleonic era.
Responsibility: E. Claire Cage.

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