Catholics on the barricades: Poland, France, and "revolution", 1891-1956 (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Catholics on the barricades: Poland, France, and "revolution", 1891-1956

Author: Piotr H Kosicki
Publisher: Stanford, California : Hoover Institution, Stanford University ; New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Poland in the 1940s and '50s, a new kind of Catholic intended to remake European social and political life-not with guns, but French philosophy

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Piotr H Kosicki
ISBN: 9780300225518 0300225512
OCLC Number: 982566513
Description: xxviii, 391 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The roots of Catholic "revolution": Thomism, the 'human person,' and Emmanuel Mounier --
Personalism at war : clandestine intellectual life and anti-Nazi resistance in World War II --
Catholicism in a newly Communist world : between Christian democracy and Catholic socialism --
The twilight of social Catholicism? Emmanual Mounier and Poland's Catholic press, 1945-1948 --
World peace on nationalist terms : progressive Catholicism and the Stalinist turn of 1948 --
Pastors and catechumens : Catholic renewal at the margins of Marxist revolution --
Stalinist Catholics of Europe, unite! The Stockholm Appeal and the Polish project of a Catholic-Socialist International, 1949-1953 --
The limits of Catholic "revolution": the Vatican and Stalinism's turn against the church, 1953-1956.
Other Titles: Poland, France, and "revolution", 1891-1956
Responsibility: Piotr H. Kosicki.

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"[A] well-researched book" -Jonathan Luxmoore, Times Literary Supplement"An impressively researched account of French and Polish Catholic intellectuals facing Nazism and communism"- Carol E. Read more...

 
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