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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Joan of Arc and Spirituality

    1. Ann W. Astell, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 1-5
  3. Joan’s Own Spirituality

  4. Clerical Perceptions Of Joan’s Spirituality in Her Own Time

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. George H. Tavard
      Pages 129-146
    3. Brian Patrick McGuire
      Pages 183-192
  5. Joan’s Secular Contemporaries

  6. Joan as Model

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 295-298

About this book

Introduction

Joan of Arc is an unusual saint. Canonized in 1920 as a virgin, she died in 1431 as a condemned heretic. Uneducated, militant, and youthful, she obeyed 'Voices' that counselled her to pursue an unprecedented vocation. The various trial records provide a wealth of evidence about how Joan and others understood her spiritual life. This collection explores multiple facets of Joan's prayerful life. Two-thirds of the essays focus on Joan in her own time; the later chapters study Joan's formative influence upon modern women. Taken together, these essays offer new perspectives on the heroism of Joan's original way of sanctity.

Keywords

crusades essay history monarchy spirituality

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-06954-2
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2003
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-73153-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-06954-2
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