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Fathers on the frontier : French missionaries and the Roman Catholic priesthood in the United States, 1789-1870

Author: Michael Pasquier
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Michael Pasquier examines the 'lived' religion of French missionaries in their daily encounters with anti-Catholic Protestants and anti-clerical Catholics on the American frontier.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Church history
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pasquier
ISBN: 9780195372335 0195372336
OCLC Number: 317118138
Description: ix, 295 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : les confrères et les pères in American Catholic history --
Missionary formation and French Catholicism --
Missionary experience and frontier Catholicism --
Missionary revival and transnational Catholicism --
Missionary politics and ultramontane Catholicism --
Slavery, Civil War, and southern Catholicism --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Michael Pasquier.
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"Pasquier's book is a high-quality study of French emigre missionaries that should attract readers of both religious history and the social sciences."--American Historical Review"Michael Pasquier's Read more...

 
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