Religion & the French Revolution
- Religion & the French Revolution. Van Kley, Dale K. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep1997, Issue 75, p8
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Whig History Revisited," by Norman Ravitch in the February 1997 issue.
- GERTRUD VON LE FORT AND THE FEAR OF BLANCHE DE LA FORCE. von La Chevallerie, Eleonore // Renascence;Fall95, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p10
Examines Gertrud von Le Fort's writings on the sixteen martyred Carmelites of Compiegne during the Reign of Terror in France. Profile on Le Fort; Sources for her writings; Idea of sacrifice as a feature of Carmel; Influence of Kierkegaard on her work; Firm belief in religious substitution.
- THE LITERARY DESTINY OF THE SIXTEEN CARMELITE MARTYRS OF COMPIï¿½GNE AND THE ROLE OF EMMET LAVERY. Gendre, Claude // Renascence;Fall95, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p37
Examines the literary destiny of the sixteen Carmelites of Compiegne martyred during the Reign of Terror in France. Direct ties to the very personal fear of writer Gertrud von Le Fort; Spread of Le Fort's writings on the martyred nuns beyond the borders of Germany; Other writings and theatrical...
- THE HISTORICAL PARISIAN MARTYRDOM: JULY 17, 1794. Bush, William // Renascence;Fall95, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p61
Examines the history behind the martyrdom of sixteen Carmelites of Compiegne during the Reign of Terror in France. Lack of human heroism in the martyred nuns as seen through their reactions to the death sentence; Daily act of consecration during ten weeks of daily mass in St. Antoine as an...
- THE MARTYRED COMPIï¿½GNE COMMUNITY. Bush, William // Renascence;Fall95, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p83
Lists the names of the sixteen Carmelites of Compiegne who were martyred during the Reign of Terror in France.
- A.-G. Camus and the Civil Constitution of the Clergy. Miller, David C. // Catholic Historical Review;Jul1990, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p481
Analyzes the involvement of Armand-Gaston Camus with the writing and defense of the `Civil Constitution of the Clergy,' the document that helped end the first moderate phase of the French Revolution in the 1790s. Historical problems surrounding 18th century Jansenism; Limiting of papal...
- THE BERNANOSIAN METAMORPHOSIS OF BLANCHE DE LA FORCE. Heyer, Astrid // Renascence;Fall95, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p25
Examines how Georges Bernanos portrayed an integral character in the sixteen martyred Carmelites of Compiegne during the Reign of Terror in France in his `Dialogues des Carmelites.' Comparison with Gertrud von Le Fort's portrayal of the similar character; Spiritual dimension of the heroine; Link...
- Liberalism and God. Melleuish, Greg // Institute of Public Affairs Review;Dec2009, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p36
The article presents an analysis on the division between the Catholic Church and the ideals of liberalism and modernization in Europe. According the author, one of the consequences of this split, which is rooted from the French Revolution, is the fading of Christianity and the growth of secular...
- The Holy Mountain and the French Revolution. Schechter, Ronald // Historical Reflections;Summer2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p78
This article argues that the term 'holy' (saint/sainte) was a key word in the French revolutionary lexicon during the Terror. Its use was comparable in frequency to the terms 'glorious' and 'useful'. Among the many things revolutionaries regarded as 'holy'-for example, liberty, equality, the...