By Jacqueline Pascal

ISBN-10: 0226648311

ISBN-13: 9780226648316

ISBN-10: 0226648338

ISBN-13: 9780226648330

ISBN-10: 0226648346

ISBN-13: 9780226648347

Jacqueline Pascal (1625-1661) used to be the sister of Blaise Pascal and a nun on the Jansenist Port-Royal convent in France. She was once additionally a prolific author who argued for the non secular rights of ladies and the fitting of conscientious objection to royal, ecclesiastic, and kinfolk authority.

This e-book provides choices from the total of Pascal's profession as a author, together with her witty adolescent poetry and her pioneering treatise at the schooling of girls, A Rule for Children, which drew on her reviews as schoolmistress at Port-Royal. Readers also will locate Pascal's devotional treatise, which matched each one second in Christ's ardour with a corresponding advantage that his lady disciples may still domesticate; a transcript of her interrogation by way of church professionals, during which she defended the debatable theological doctrines taught at Port-Royal; a biographical caricature of her abbess, which awarded Pascal's notion of the proper nun; and a variety of letters providing lively defenses of Pascal's correct to perform her vocation, despite patriarchal objections.

Show description

Read or Download A rule for children and other writings PDF

Best church history books

Download e-book for kindle: Gregory of Nyssa: Contra Eunomium II (Olomouc, September by Lenka Karfikova, Scot Douglass, Professor of Historical and

The quantity comprises the contributions awarded throughout the tenth foreign Colloquium on Gregory of Nyssa, Contra Eunomium II, held in Olomouc, the Czech Republic, on September 15-18, 2004. it really is geared up into 4 significant sections: papers (Th. Kobusch, B. Studer) that contextualize the most complex of the second one e-book opposed to Eunomius - the speculation of language and the matter of naming God - from a broader philosophical and theological standpoint; a brand new English translation of the textual content (S.

Download e-book for iPad: The First Christians in Their Social Worlds: by Philip F. Esler

An exam of the way the hot testomony used to be motivated by means of the social realities of the early Christian groups for whom the books have been wtitten. It unearths an intimate connection among society and Gospel.

Glorious Work in the World: Welsh Methodism and the by David Ceri Jones PDF

David Ceri Jones’s landmark learn situates the Welsh Methodist Revival in the context of the foreign evangelical group that thrived, relatively among 1735 and 1750, and that spanned many components of Europe and the yankee colonies. The Welsh revival used to be one constituent part of this a lot wider pan-Protestant awakening.

Image, Word and God in the Early Christian Centuries by Mark Edwards PDF

Christianity declares Christ and the incarnate notice of God; the Bible is defined because the be aware of God in either Jewish and Christian culture. Are those usages simply homonymous, or could the ancients have famous a extra intimate relation among the be aware incarnate and the be aware proclaimed? This booklet investigates the concept that of emblems in pagan, Jewish and Christian notion, so as to elucidating the polyphonic features which the be aware received while utilized in theological discourse.

Additional info for A rule for children and other writings

Example text

Jean du Vergier de Hauranne, abbé de Saint-Cyran (1581–1643), was a close associate of Jansenius at Louvain and a defender of the Jansenist theology of grace. An ally of Mère Angélique starting in 1633, he became confessor of Port-Royal in 1636 and was imprisoned by Richelieu in 1638. He was the author of numerous treatises and letters on theological topics. 11. Antoine Arnauld (1612–94), the leading theologian of Jansenist movement, was also celebrated for philosophical controversies with Descartes and Malebranche.

Faugère, ed. Armand Prosper Faugère (Paris: Auguste Vaton, 1845), 54 – 55. Hereafter cited as LOM. 3. Jacqueline Pascal, Vers de la petite Pascal (Paris, 1637). 4. See Jacqueline Pascal, “Epigramme sur le mouvement que la reine a senti de son enfant, présentée aussi à Sa Majesté,” LOM, 121–22. The queen was carrying the future Louis XIV. 5. See Jacqueline Pascal, “Épigramme à Mademoiselle, faite sur-le-champ par son commandement,” LOM, 123. 6. See Jacqueline Pascal, “Autre Épigramme à Madame d’Autefort, faite le même jour sur-lechamp, par le commandement aussi de Mademoiselle,” LOM, 123.

Soeurs de grands hommes: Jacqueline Pascal, Lucile de Chateaubriand, Henriette Renan. Paris: G. Crés, 1926. Goyet, Thérèse. ” Chroniques de PortRoyal, no. 31 (1982): 127– 36. Lagarde, François. ” Travaux-de-Litterature 2 (1989): 125 – 35. Magnard, Pierre. ” Chroniques de Port-Royal, no. 31 (1982): 137– 52. Mauriac, François. Blaise Pascal et sa soeur Jacqueline. Paris: Hachette, 1931. Mesnard, Jean. ” XVIIe Siècle 11 (1951): 69 – 92; 15 (1952): 373 – 96. ———. ” Chroniques de Port-Royal, no. 31 (1982): 11–29.

Download PDF sample

A rule for children and other writings by Jacqueline Pascal

by Richard

Rated 4.42 of 5 – based on 49 votes