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No survey of this sort would be complete without attention to the Jansenist movement and the extraordinary strain it generated within eighteenth-century French Catholicism.
Also regrettable is the neglect of classic themes, such as priestly spirituality, that might have helped to discern the specific contribution of Port-Royal, that is, of the Jansenists, to this significant movement.
A condemnation of propositions taken from a work by Jansenist Pasquier Quesnel.
brings to light enables some nuancing of the characterization by Henri Leclercq of the relations between the Bollandists and their Jansenist correspondent over the question of the relics of St.
Obviously the rule is not so much in question here, but from the Jansenist controversy, to Descartes, to Derrida, it is clear that Augustine has remained a living voice, giving expression to the wondering mind and the restless heart.
His genius was in addressing theological issues and shaping the minds and hearts of the faithful through his spiritual works, particularly against the Jansenist tendencies in other spiritualities of his day.
The 1713 papal bull, a condemnation of 101 Jansenist propositions, was given the force of state law in France.
The essays examine how Jansenist belief shaped Enlightenment ideas, cultural identities, social relations, and politics in France throughout the long 18th century.
Douthat goes further, suggesting that this dispute raises theological issues as serious as those debated during the Arian and Jansenist controversies and could one day lead to a fracturing of the church.
Turning to the twentieth century, Crow connects Jansenist rigor to the generation of American painters that was pushed "toward an ethic of anti-iconic immanence" in the rejection of socialist-realist figuration.
In a chapter of La Fable mystique (1982) entitled "Labadie le nomade," historian Michel de Certeau comments: "L'histoire de Labadie, c'est l'espace indefini cree par l'impossibilite d'un lieu." Not only did Jean de Labadie (1610-74)--a defrocked, charismatic French Jesuit--constantly move from place to place through France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark where he died--and his followers moved back to the Netherlands and finally to America--but he tried on a number of religious identities, Jesuit, Jansenist, Calvinist, Pietist, Chiliast or Millenarian, and finally 'Labadist'.
Prest's major interventions again relate to Jansenism, as she describes Archbishop Perefixe's struggles with a group of recalcitrant nuns at Port-Royal and notes that he threatened excommunication for audiences of both Tartuffe and of a Jansenist translation of the Bible into French.
The first four essays provide historical background to the Jansenist controversy: the development of Augustine's thinking on freedom and grace until the composition of the Confessions (Cornelius Petrus Mayer), Luther's reading of Augustine (Otto Hermann Pesch), Calvin's convergences with and divergences from Augustine (Karin Schreiber), and the De auxiliis controversy: the vexatious quarrel between Dominicans and Jesuits in the late 16th and early 17th centuries on the relationship between divine grace and human free will (Karlheinz Ruhstorfer).
Let us recall that King Louis XIV himself had banned the Port Royal Jansenist movement as early as 1661.
Is La Rochefoucauld a devotee of the Jansenist Arnault or a disciple of Franpois de Sales?