New PDF release: Church Reform in 18th Century Italy: The Synod of Pistoia,

By Charles A. Bolton

ISBN-10: 9024702089

ISBN-13: 9789024702084

ISBN-10: 9401033676

ISBN-13: 9789401033671

the entire historical past of J ansenism will most likely by no means be written simply because to put in writing it should contain the learn of a stream that grew and altered continually for greater than 200 years and located a unique expression in lots of nations, in particular France, Holland, and Italy. in fact the normal Frenchman of any schooling could imagine that he knew anything approximately Jansenism. For him, and for plenty of Englishmen of a few French tradition, Jansenism is a heresy approximately grace and predestination that discovered expression within the Augustinus of Cornelius Janssens or Jansenius, Bishop of Ypres and at one time professor within the college of Louvain. 1 The theological place of J ansenius was once followed through his buddy, Jean Duvergier de Hauranne, generally called the Abbe de S. Cyran, a director of the monas tery of Port Royal des Champs. via its kinfolk with S. Cyran and with Antoine Arnauld, brother of Angelique Arnauld, Abbess of Port Royal, the monastery entered into the theological controversies of the time, specifically after Arnauld's serious ethical paintings - De fa Frl quente Communion. 2 yet to the normal Frenchman, Port Royal, along with its quarrels approximately predestination, is mainly memorable for its nice literary names, Pascal, Racine, Boileau, and to a point l. a. Fontaine and Mme de Sevigne. What Jansenism particularly stood for and what grew to become of its perfect after the brutal demolition of Port Royal in 1709 by way of Louis XIV is yet little known.

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