The wanton Jesuit and the wayward saint: a tale of sex, religion, and politics in eighteenth-century France

"Investigates the scandalous 1731 trial in which a young woman in the south of France accused her Jesuit confessor of seduction, heresy, abortion, and bewitchment. Examines this trial in the context of growing public disenchantment with the church and the monarchy"--Provided by publisher

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Main Author: Choudhury, Mita 1964-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: University Park, Pennsylvania The Pennsylvania State University Press [2015]
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Girard, Jean-Baptiste 1680-1733 / Cadière, Catherine 1709- / Process / Geschichte 1731
Further subjects:B Sexual misconduct by clergy History 18th century France
B Jansenists France History 18th century
B Girard, Jean-Baptiste 1680-1733 Trials, litigation, etc
B Jansenists History 18th century France
B Trials (Seduction) History 18th century France Aix-en-Provence
B Trials (Seduction) France Aix-en-Provence History 18th century
B Jesuits History 18th century France
B Cadière, Marie-Catherine 1709- Trials, litigation, etc
B Jesuits France History 18th century
B Sexual misconduct by clergy France History 18th century
Parallel Edition:Erscheint auch als: Choudhury, Mita: The Wanton Jesuit and the Wayward Saint
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Summary:"Investigates the scandalous 1731 trial in which a young woman in the south of France accused her Jesuit confessor of seduction, heresy, abortion, and bewitchment. Examines this trial in the context of growing public disenchantment with the church and the monarchy"--Provided by publisher
"Investigates the scandalous 1731 trial in which a young woman in the south of France accused her Jesuit confessor of seduction, heresy, abortion, and bewitchment. Examines this trial in the context of growing public disenchantment with the church and the monarchy"--Provided by publisher
ISBN:0271070811