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The tragic tale of Claire Ferchaud and the Great War

Author: Raymond Anthony Jonas
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the moving and improbable story of Claire Ferchaud, a young French shepherdess who had visions of Jesus and gained national fame at the height of World War I as a modern-day Joan of Arc. From her modest origins to her spectacular ascent, Claire's life and times are deftly related with literary verve and insight in a book that gives a rare view of the French countryside during the Great War. Claire  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Named Person: Claire Ferchaud
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Anthony Jonas
OCLC Number: 754063831
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The Great War in the European imagination --
Miracle or "miracle?" --
Carnal vision and saintly ambition --
Spiritual patronage and a mission to save France --
Silent eruptions : Claire and her public --
In the footsteps of Joan --
A kind of apotheosis : Claire goes to Paris --
Claire's story goes public : the Sacred Heart and the Union Sacrée --
Consecration by proxy --
The unraveling --
The unmaking of a saint --
Prologue as epilogue : the story of Jonas.
Responsibility: Raymond Jonas.

Abstract:

This is the moving and improbable story of Claire Ferchaud, a young French shepherdess who had visions of Jesus and gained national fame at the height of World War I as a modern-day Joan of Arc. From her modest origins to her spectacular ascent, Claire's life and times are deftly related with literary verve and insight in a book that gives a rare view of the French countryside during the Great War. Claire experienced her first vision of Jesus after a childhood trauma in which her mother locked her in a closet to break her stubborn willfulness. She developed her visionary gifts with the aid of.

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